| Commentary

50 Relationship of the duties inter se

| Commentary

C: INTER-RELATIONSHIP OF THE GENERAL DUTIES

50 Relationship of the duties inter se

The Companies Act 2006 makes it quite clear that more than one of the general duties may apply in any given case, except where otherwise provided1. In practice, many of the general duties will frequently overlap. For example, where a director takes a bribe from a third party, this will obviously fall within the duty not to accept benefits from third parties2 but, depending on the circumstances, may also constitute a failure to promote the success of the company for the benefit of its members3 or to exercise

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