25+ % Shareholding - List of Rights

(includes all listed below)

Shareholder Rights

Block Special Resolution

Any Restrictions

Statutory Position (CA 06)

CA 2006, s 283

10% Shareholding - List of Rights

Shareholder Rights

The right to have the Company's Annual Accounts audited

Any Restrictions

Statutory Position (CA 06)

CA 2006, s 476

5+ % Shareholding - List of Rights

Shareholder Rights

The right to refuse to consent to short notice

Any Restrictions

Any request must be given to the company in writing at least one week before the General Meeting to which the statement relates.

Statutory Position (CA 06)

CA 2006, s 307(5) & (6)

The right to circulate a written statement

CA 2006, s 314

The right to call a General Meeting

CA 2006 s 303

Any % Shareholding - List of Rights

Shareholder Rights

The right to ask the court to call a General Meeting

Any Restrictions

Statutory Position (CA 06)

CA 2006, s 306

The right not to be unfairly prejudiced

CA 2006, s 994

The right to have the company wound up provided that it is just and equitable to do so

The right to vote

CA 2006, s 284

The right to receive notice of general meetings

CA 2006, s 310

The right to a dividend if one is declared

Directors have power (but are not obliged to) declare a dividend. Members cannot vote to pay themselves more than the directors have recommended.

Model Articles, Article 30

The right to a share certificate

This right Depends on the Articles of the company. See the section of this site entitled "selling your shareholding".

CA 2006, s 769

A members right to have his name entered on the Register of Members

CA 2006, s 113

The right to a copy of the Annual Accounts

CA 2006, s 431

The right to an AGM

ONLY IF IN ARTICLES

The right to inspect Minutes of General Meetings

CA 2006, ss 248, 355 & 358

The right to vote

The right to inspect the register of members and index of members' names without charge

CA 2006, s 116(1)(a)

The right to require a copy of the register of shareholders within 10 days of the request subject to a charge

CA 2006, s 116(2)

The right to inspect the register of directors service contracts without charge

CA 2006, s 229(1)

Registers to be maintained at a Company's Registered Office

Register of Directors and Secretaries

CA 2006, s 162 & 275 to record the information required by CA 2006, ss 163 & 277

Register of Members

CA 2006, s 113

Register of Directors' Interests in Shares

CA 2006, s 808

Register of Charges, together with copies of all instruments Containing registration with the Registrar under CA 1985, s295

CA 2006, ss 875-876

Minute Books

CA 2006, s 248