129 Overseas branch registers
129 Overseas branch registers
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     A company having a share capital may, if it transacts business in a country or territory to which this Chapter applies, cause to be kept there a branch register of members resident there (an “overseas branch register”).

(2)     This Chapter applies to—

(a)     any part of Her Majesty's dominions outside the United Kingdom, the Channel Islands and the Isle of Man, and

(b)     the countries or territories listed below.

Bangladesh Malaysia Cyprus Malta Dominica Nigeria The Gambia Pakistan Ghana Seychelles Guyana Sierra Leone The Hong Kong Special Administrative Region of the People's Republic of China Singapore India South Africa Ireland Sri Lanka Kenya Swaziland Kiribati Trinidad and Tobago Lesotho Uganda Malawi Zimbabwe

(3)     The Secretary of State may make provision by regulations as to the circumstances in which a company is to be regarded as keeping a register in a particular country or territory.

(4)     Regulations under this section are subject to negative resolution procedure.

(5)     References—