New Clause 56 - Limited partnerships: registration of persons of significant control

Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill – in a Public Bill Committee at 2:30 pm on 24th November 2022.

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“(1) The Secretary of State must by regulations make provision about the registration of persons of significant control in relation to limited partnerships.

(2) For the purposes of regulations under this section, ‘persons of significant control’ may include persons with a right to—

(a) 25% or more of the surplus assets on winding up,

(b) a voting share of 25% or more,

(c) appoint or remove the majority of managers,

(d) exercise significant influence or control over the business, or

(e) exercise significant influence or control over a firm which would be a person of significant control if it were an individual.

(3) No regulations to which this section applies may be made unless a draft of the statutory instrument containing the regulations (whether or not together with other provisions) has been laid before, and approved by a resolution of, each House of Parliament.”—

Brought up, and read the First time.

Question put, That the clause be read a Second time.

Division number 15 Economic Crime and Corporate Transparency Bill — New Clause 56 - Limited partnerships: registration of persons of significant control

Aye: 6 MPs

No: 9 MPs

Ayes: A-Z by last name

Nos: A-Z by last name

The Committee divided: Ayes 6, Noes 9.

Question accordingly negatived.