Part 22 Information About Interests in a Company's Shares (ss 791-828)
Part 22 Information About Interests in a Company's Shares (ss 791-828)
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

791 Companies to which this Part applies

This Part applies only to public companies.


792 Shares to which this Part applies

(1)     References in this Part to a company's shares are to the company's issued shares of a class carrying rights to vote in all circumstances at general meetings of the company (including any shares held as treasury shares).

(2)     The temporary suspension of voting rights in respect of any shares does not affect the application of this Part in relation to interests in those or any other shares.


793 Notice by company requiring information about interests in its shares

(1)     A public company may give notice under this section to any person whom the company knows or has reasonable cause to believe—

(a)     to be interested in the company's shares, or

(b)     to have been so interested at any time during the three years immediately preceding the date on which the notice is issued.

(2)     The notice may require the person—

(a)     to confirm that fact or (as the case may be) to state whether or not it is the case, and

(b)     if he holds, or has during that time held, any such interest, to give such further information as may be required in accordance with the following provisions of this section.

(3)     The notice may require the person to whom it is addressed to give particulars of his own present or past interest in the company's shares (held by him at any time during the three year period mentioned in subsection (1)(b)).

(4)     The notice may require the person to whom it is addressed, where—