251 “Shadow director”
251 “Shadow director”
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     In the Companies Acts “shadow director”, in relation to a company, means a person in accordance with whose directions or instructions the directors of the company are accustomed to act.

(2)     A person is not to be regarded as a shadow director by reason only that the directors act[—

(a)     on advice given by that person in a professional capacity;

(b)     in accordance with instructions, a direction, guidance or advice given by that person in the exercise of a function conferred by or under an enactment;

(c)     in accordance with guidance or advice given by that person in that person's capacity as a Minister of the Crown (within the meaning of the Ministers of the Crown Act 1975)].

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