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Companies Act 2006

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246Putting the address on the public record

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(1)The registrar, on deciding in accordance with section 245 that a director’s usual residential address is to be put on the public record, shall proceed as if notice of a change of registered particulars had been given—

(a)stating that address as the director’s service address, and

(b)stating that the director’s usual residential address is the same as his service address.

(2)The registrar must give notice of having done so—

(a)to the director, and

(b)to the company.

(3)On receipt of the notice the company must—

(a)enter the director’s usual residential address in its register of directors as his service address, and

(b)state in its register of directors' residential addresses that his usual residential address is the same as his service address.

(4)If the company has been notified by the director in question of a more recent address as his usual residential address, it must—

(a)enter that address in its register of directors as the director’s service address, and

(b)give notice to the registrar as on a change of registered particulars.

(5)If a company fails to comply with subsection (3) or (4), an offence is committed by—

(a)the company, and

(b)every officer of the company who is in default.

(6)A person guilty of an offence under subsection (5) is liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding level 5 on the standard scale and, for continued contravention, a daily default fine not exceeding one-tenth of level 5 on the standard scale.

(7)A director whose usual residential address has been put on the public record by the registrar under this section may not register a service address other than his usual residential address for a period of five years from the date of the registrar’s decision.

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