94A Particulars to be included in business letters etc
(1) Every company shall have the following particulars duly identified and mentioned in legible characters in all official documents, including communications sent electronically, on or in which the company’s name appears and which are issued or sent by the company to any person in the Isle of Man or elsewhere —
[Subs (1) amended by Companies, etc. (Amendments) Act 2003 as of 1st March 2004]
(a) the place of registration of the company, and the number with which it is registered;
(b) the address of its registered office; and
(c) in the case of a limited company exempt from the obligation to use the word ‘limited’ as part of its name, the fact that it is a limited company; and, if in the case of a company having a share capital there is on the stationery used for such letters or on the order forms a reference to the amount of the share capital, the
reference shall be to paid-up share capital.
(2) If a company fails to comply with subsection (1), the company shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £l,000; and if an officer of a company or any person on its behalf issues or authorises the issue of any business letter or order form not complying with subsection (1), he shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on summary conviction to a fine not exceeding £l,000.
144 Particulars with respect to directors in official documents
(1) Every company registered under this Act or the Acts repealed by this Act shall, in all official documents, including communications sent electronically, on or in which the company’s name appears and which are issued or sent by the company to any person in the Isle of Man or elsewhere, identify and state in legible characters with respect to every director, the following particulars —
(a) his present first names, or the initials thereof, and present surname;
(b) any former first names and surnames:
Provided that, if special circumstances exist which render it in the opinion of the Financial Supervision Commission expedient that such an exemption should be granted, the Financial Supervision Commission may by notice grant, subject to such conditions as may be specified in the notice, exemption from the obligations imposed by this subsection.
(2) Sections 26 and 28 of the Interpretation Act 1976 shall apply to subsection (1).
(3) If a company makes default in complying with this section, every director of the company shall be liable on summary conviction for each offence to a fine not exceeding £1,000, and, in the case of a director being a corporation, every director, secretary and officer of the corporation, who is knowingly a party to the
default shall be liable to a like penalty.
(4) For the purposes of this section —
(a) the expression “director” includes any person in accordance with whose directions or instructions the directors of the company are accustomed to act;
(b) the expression “initials” includes a recognized abbreviation of a first name;
(c) in the case of a peer or person usually known by a title different from his surname, the expression “surname” means that title;
(d) references to former first names or surname do not include —
(i) in the case of a peer or a person usually known by a British title different from his surname, the name by which he was known previous to the adoption of or succession to the title; or
(ii) in the case of natural born British subjects, a former first name or surname where that name or surname was changed or disused before the person bearing the name attained the age of eighteen years; or
(iii) in the case of a married woman, the name or surname by which she was known previous to the marriage. [S 144 amended by Companies, etc. (Amendments) Act 2003 s 9 as of 1 st March 2004]