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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Joint interests

501.Shares or rights in a company may be held jointly. For example, in the case of a partnership, the partners may hold the shares jointly and indivisibly. In the case of shares held in trust, the trustees will hold the shares jointly.

502.In such cases, each person is treated for the purpose of this Schedule as holding the shares or right in their own right (paragraph 11). For example, if A and B have a joint interest in 26% of the shares in company Y, each of them will be a registrable person in respect of Y by virtue of each holding 26% of Y’s shares.

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