(1) The following provisions apply for the purposes of the Companies Acts.
(2) A document or information is sent or supplied in hard copy form if it is sent or supplied in a paper copy or similar form capable of being read.
References to hard copy have a corresponding meaning.
(3) A document or information is sent or supplied in electronic form if it is sent or supplied—
(a) by electronic means (for example, by e-mail or fax), or
(b) by any other means while in an electronic form (for example, sending a disk
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