(1) A public company must not allot shares as fully or partly paid up (as to their nominal value or any premium on them) otherwise than in cash unless—
(a) the consideration for the allotment has been independently valued in accordance with the provisions of this Chapter,
(b) the valuer's report has been made to the company during the six months immediately preceding the allotment of the shares, and
(c) a copy of the report has been sent to the proposed allottee.
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