170 Scope and nature of general duties
170 Scope and nature of general duties
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     The general duties specified in sections 171 to 177 are owed by a director of a company to the company.

(2)     A person who ceases to be a director continues to be subject—

(a)     to the duty in section 175 (duty to avoid conflicts of interest) as regards the exploitation of any property, information or opportunity of which he became aware at a time when he was a director, and

(b)     to the duty in section 176 (duty not to accept benefits from third parties) as regards things done or omitted by him before he ceased to be a director.

To that extent those duties apply to a former director as to a director, subject to any necessary adaptations.

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