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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Section 94: Option for companies to keep information on central register

626.The Companies Act 2006 (“CA 2006”) requires companies to keep and maintain private registers containing the details of directors, directors’ residential addresses, members and secretaries. The Act also contains a new requirement to keep and maintain a register of people with significant control.

627.Section 94 gives effect to Schedule 5 which amends the CA 2006 to give private companies the option of keeping the information on the registers of members, directors, directors’ residential addresses and secretaries on the register under section 1080 of the CA 2006 (“the public register”) instead, and no longer keeping and maintaining these private registers. Equivalent provisions in relation to the register of people with significant control are in Schedule 3.

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