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The Government has announced that the “interim period” under the Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act 2020 has been extended to 30 April 2022.

The Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) (COVID-19) Act 2020 makes temporary amendments to the Companies Act 2014 and the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1893 to address issues arising as a result of COVID-19, including in relation to the holding of virtual shareholder meetings.

It has also been confirmed that virtual AGMs and general meetings will be put on a permanent statutory basis next year.