(1) Where a company receives a request under section 116 (register of members: right to inspect and require copy), it must within five working days either—
(a) comply with the request, or
(b) apply to the court.
(2) If it applies to the court it must notify the person making the request.
(3) If on an application under this section the court is satisfied that the inspection or copy is not sought for a proper purpose—
(a) it shall direct the company not to comply with the request, and
(b) it may further order that the company's costs (in Scotland, expenses) on
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