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Small Business, Enterprise and Employment Act 2015

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

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(1)In Part 35 of the Companies Act 2006 (the registrar of companies), after section 1079A insert—

Notice of receipt of documents about new directors
1079BDuty to notify directors

(1)This section applies whenever the registrar registers either of the following documents—

(a)the statement of proposed officers required on formation of a company, or

(b)notice under section 167 or 167D of a person having become a director of a company.

(2)As soon as reasonably practicable after registering the document, the registrar must notify—

(a)in the case of a statement of proposed officers, the person or each person named in the statement as a director of the company, or

(b)in the case of a notice under section 167 or 167D, the person named in the document as having become a director of the company.

(3)The notice must—

(a)state that the person is named in the document as a director of the company, and

(b)include such information relating to the office and duties of a director (or such details of where information of that sort can be found) as the Secretary of State may from time to time direct the registrar to include.

(4)The notice may be sent in hard copy or electronic form to any address for the person that the registrar has received from either the subscribers or the company.

(2)The amendment made by this section does not apply if the statement of proposed officers or notice under section 167 or 167D of the Companies Act 2006 was received by the registrar before this section comes into force.

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