HL Deb 24 October 2000 vol 618 c272

12.—(1) The provisions of Part XA of the Companies Act 1985 inserted by section 132(1) of this Act shall not apply to a company (within the meaning of that Act) in relation to any time falling before the relevant date for the company.

(2) For the purposes of this paragraph the relevant date for a company is—

  1. (a) if an annual general meeting of the company is held within the first commencement year, the date of that meeting; and
  2. (b) otherwise, the date immediately following the end of that year.

(3) In sub-paragraph (2) "the first commencement year" means the period of 12 months beginning with the date of the commencement of section 132(1).