344 Independence requirement
344 Independence requirement
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

(1)     A person may not be appointed as an independent assessor—

(a)     if he is—

(i)     an officer or employee of the company, or

(ii)     a partner or employee of such a person, or a partnership of which such a person is a partner;

(b)     if he is—

(i)     an officer or employee of an associated undertaking of the company, or

(ii)     a partner or employee of such a person, or a partnership of which such a person is a partner;

(c)     if there exists between—

(i) the person or an associate of his, and

(ii) the company or an associated undertaking of the company, a connection of any such description as may be specified by regulations made by the Secretary of State.