1146 Requirement of authentication
1146 Requirement of authentication
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     This section applies in relation to the authentication of a document or information sent or supplied by a person to a company.

(2)     A document or information sent or supplied in hard copy form is sufficiently authenticated if it is signed by the person sending or supplying it.

(3)     A document or information sent or supplied in electronic form is sufficiently authenticated—

(a)     if the identity of the sender is confirmed in a manner specified by the company, or

(b)     where no such manner has been specified by the company, if the communication contains or is accompanied by a statement of the identity of the sender and the company has no reason to doubt the truth of that statement.

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