726 Treasury shares: exercise of rights
726 Treasury shares: exercise of rights
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     This section applies where shares are held by a company as treasury shares.

(2)     The company must not exercise any right in respect of the treasury shares, and any purported exercise of such a right is void.

This applies, in particular, to any right to attend or vote at meetings.

(3)     No dividend may be paid, and no other distribution (whether in cash or otherwise) of the company's assets (including any distribution of assets to members on a winding up) may be made to the company, in respect of the treasury shares.

(4)     Nothing in this section prevents—

(a)     an allotment of shares as fully paid bonus shares in respect of the treasury shares, or

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