[(1) This section applies to the appointment under section 489(4) of an auditor or auditors of a public company—
(a) which is also a public interest entity; and
(b) which has an audit committee.
(2) But it does not apply to the appointment of an Auditor General as auditor or one of the auditors of the company.
(3) Before an appointment to which this section applies is made—
(a) the audit committee of the company must make a recommendation to the directors in connection with the
**Trials are provided to all LexisPSL and LexisLibrary content, excluding Practice Compliance, Practice Management and Risk and Compliance, subscription packages are tailored to your specific needs. To discuss trialling these LexisPSL services please email customer service via our online form. Free trials are only available to individuals based in the UK. We may terminate this trial at any time or decide not to give a trial, for any reason. Trial includes one question to LexisAsk during the length of the trial.
To view the latest version of this document and thousands of others like it, sign-in to LexisPSL or register for a free trial.
Existing user? Sign-in
Take a free trial
Mistake in contract lawThis Practice Note considers the legal concept of mistake in contract law. It examines common mistake, mutual mistake, unilateral mistake, mistake as to identity and mistake as to the document signed (non est factum). It also considers the impact of each of these types of
Unlike many other countries, the UK has no unfair competition law. Brand owners seeking to prevent competitors from marketing ‘copycat’ products or using misleading advertising have to rely on a combination of different intellectual property rights. These rights include the common law right to
Common assault and batteryThe offences of common assault and batteryTechnically, the offences of assault and battery are separate summary offences. An assault is committed when the defendant intentionally or recklessly causes another to apprehend immediate and unlawful violence and battery is
Possession with intent to supplyPossession with intent to supply a controlled drugIt is an offence for a person to have a controlled drug in his possession, whether lawfully or not, with intent to supply it to another in contravention of section 4(1) of the Misuse of Drugs Act 1971 (MDA
0330 161 1234