139 Interests to be disregarded: residual interest under pension scheme or employees' share scheme
139 Interests to be disregarded: residual interest under pension scheme or employees' share scheme
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     Where shares in a company are held on trust for the purposes of a pension scheme or employees' share scheme, there shall be disregarded for the purposes of section 138 any residual interest that has not vested in possession.

(2)     A “residual interest” means a right of the company or subsidiary (“the residual beneficiary”) to receive any of the trust property in the event of—

(a)     all the liabilities arising under the scheme having been satisfied or provided for, or

(b)     the residual beneficiary ceasing to participate in the scheme, or