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The Limited Liability Partnerships (Register of People with Significant Control) Regulations 2016

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1.  Regulation 2 of the PSC Regulations applies to LLPs, modified so that it reads as follows—

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2.  In these Regulations—

the Act” means the Companies Act 2006;

“the 2009 Regulations” means the Companies (Disclosure of Address) Regulations 2009(1);

“former name” means a name by which an individual was formerly known for business purposes;

LLP” means a limited liability partnership incorporated under the Limited Liability Partnerships Act 2000(2);

“LLP voting rights” means the right to vote on those matters which are to be decided upon by a vote of the members of the LLP;

“name” means a person’s forename and surname, except that in the case of—

(a)

a peer; or

(b)

an individual usually known by a title,

the title may be stated instead of that person’s forename and surname or in addition to either or both of them;

“personal representative” means the executor or administrator for the time being of a deceased person;

principal Regulations” means the Limited Liability Partnerships (Application of Companies Act 2006) Regulations 2009(3)

“PSC Regulations” means the Register of People with Significant Control Regulations 2016(4);

“relevant body” means—

(a)

a police force within the meaning of section 101(1) of the Police Act 1996(5);

(b)

the Police Service of Northern Ireland; and

(c)

the Police Service of Scotland;

“section 243 decision” means a determination under the 2009 Regulations (including those regulations as applied by the principal Regulations) which is a section 243 decision within the meaning of those Regulations;

“secured information” means the required particulars (other than the particular required by section 790K(1)(i) of the Act) of a registrable person in relation to an LLP;

“specified public authorities” has the meaning given in regulation 22(1);

“voting rights” means rights to vote at general meetings of the company or legal entity in question, including rights that arise only in certain circumstances, and in relation to a legal entity that does not have general meetings at which matters are decided by the exercise of voting rights, a reference to voting rights is to be read as a reference to rights in relation to the entity that are equivalent to those of a person entitled to exercise voting rights in a company;

“voting shares” means shares or equivalent interests carrying voting rights; and

“withdrawal notice” has the meaning given in regulation 21..

(3)

S.I. 2009/1804; there are amending instruments but none is relevant.

(5)

1996 c.16; section 101(1) was amended by section 96(2) of the Police Reform and Social Responsibility Act 2011 (c.13).

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