134 Jurisdiction of local courts
134 Jurisdiction of local courts
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     A competent court in a country or territory where an overseas branch register is kept may exercise the same jurisdiction as is exercisable by a court in the United Kingdom—

(a)     to rectify the register (see section 125), or

(b)     in relation to a request for inspection or a copy of the register (see section 117).

(2)     The offences—

(a)     of refusing inspection or failing to provide a copy of the register (see section 118), and

(b)     of making a false, misleading or deceptive statement in a request for inspection or a copy (see section 119),

may be prosecuted summarily before any tribunal having summary criminal jurisdiction in the country or territory where the register is kept.