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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

Section 101: Registrar’s duty to inform new directors of entry in register

669.This section inserts a new section 1079B into the Companies Act 2006. This imposes a duty on the registrar of companies to send a notice to newly appointed directors as soon as reasonably practicable after the appointment has been registered.

670.The contents of the notice are set out in subsection (3) of new section 1079B. The notice must state that the registrar has been notified of the director’s appointment and must include such information about the role and duties of a director (or details of where this information can be found) as the registrar is directed to include by the Secretary of State.

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