[486A Defective appointments: default power of Secretary of State]
[486A Defective appointments: default power of Secretary of State]
Companies Act 2006 | Legislation

[(1)     If—

(a)     a private company appoints, or purports to appoint, an auditor or auditors, and

(b)     the appointment or purported appointment is made in breach of section 485A, 485B or 485C (requirements applying to appointment of auditors by public interest entities),

the Secretary of State may appoint another auditor or auditors in place of the auditor or auditors referred to in paragraph (a).