• 40. 40. Contents and delivery of LLP's annual return

    Sections 778 to 780 apply to LLPs, modified so that they read as follows —

    • 778. Duty to deliver annual returns

      (1) Every LLP must deliver to the Registrar successive annual returns each of which is made up to a date not later than the date that is from time to time the LLP's return date.
      (2) The LLP's return date is —
      (a) the anniversary of the LLP's incorporation, or
      (b) if the LLP's last return delivered in accordance with this Part was made up to a different date, the anniversary of that date.
      (3) Each return must —
      (a) contain the information required by or under the following provisions of this Part, and
      (b) be delivered to the Registrar within 28 days after the date to which it is made up.

    • 779. Contents of annual return: general

      (1) Every annual return must state the date to which it is made up and contain the following information —
      (a) the address of the LLP's registered office,
      (b) the required particulars of the members of the LLP (see section 780),
      (c) if any LLP records are kept at a place other than the LLP's registered office, the address of that place and the records that are kept there.
      (2) In this Part, "return period", in relation to an annual return, means the period beginning immediately after the date to which the last return was made up (or, in the case of the first return, with the incorporation of the LLP) and ending with the date to which the return is made up.

    • 780. Required particulars of members

      (1) For the purposes of section 779(1)(b) the required particulars of a member are —
      (a) where the member is an individual, the particulars required by section 154 to be entered in the register of members (subject to subsection (2) below), and
      (b) where the member is a body corporate or a firm that is a legal person under the law by which it is governed, the particulars required by section 155 to be entered in the register of members.
      (2) The former name of a member who is an individual is a required particular in relation to an annual return only if the member was known by the name for business purposes during the return period."