• 57. 57. Public notice of receipt of certain documents

    Sections 951 to 953 apply to LLPs, modified so that they read as follows —

    • 951. Public notice of receipt of certain documents

      (1) The Registrar must cause to be published —
      (a) on its website, or
      (b) in accordance with section 988 (alternative means of giving public notice), notice of the receipt by the Registrar of any document that, on receipt, is subject to the enhanced disclosure requirements (see section 952).
      (2) The notice must state the name and registered number of the LLP, the description of document and the date of receipt.
      (3) The Registrar is not required to cause notice of the receipt of a document to be published before the date of incorporation of the LLP to which the document relates.

    • 952. Documents subject to enhanced disclosure requirements

      (1) The documents subject to the "enhanced disclosure requirements" are as follows.
      (2) In the case of every LLP —
      Constitutional documents
      1. The LLP's incorporation document.
      2. Any notice delivered under section 8(4) of the Limited Liability Partnerships Regulations 2015.
      3. Any notice of a change of the LLP's name.
      Registered office
      1. Notification of any change of the LLP's registered office.
      Winding up
      1. Copy of any winding up order in respect of the LLP.
      2. Notice of the appointment of liquidators.
      3. Order for the dissolution of a LLP on a winding up.
      4. Return by a liquidator of the final meeting of a LLP on a winding up.
      Members
      1. Notification of any change among the LLP's members.
      2. Notification of any change in the particulars of members required to be delivered to the Registrar.
      Accounts, reports and returns
      1. All documents required to be delivered to the Registrar under section 415 (duty to file accounts and reports with the Registrar).
      2. All documents delivered to the Registrar under sections 385(2)(e), 425(2)(e) and 454(2)(e) (qualifying subsidiary companies: conditions for exemption from the audit, preparation and filing of individual accounts).
      3. The LLP's annual return.

    • 953. Effect of failure to give public notice

      (1) A LLP is not entitled to rely against other persons on the happening of any event to which this section applies unless —
      (a) the event has been officially notified at the material time, or
      (b) the LLP shows that the person concerned knew of the event at the material time.
      (2) The events to which this section applies are —
      (a) (as regards service of any document on the LLP) a change of the LLP's registered office,
      (b) the making of a winding up order in respect of the LLP, or
      (c) the appointment of a liquidator in a voluntary winding up of the LLP.
      (3) If the material time falls —
      (a) on or before the 15th day after the date of official notification, or
      (b) where the 15th day was not a working day, on or before the next day that was,
      the LLP is not entitled to rely on the happening of the event as against a person who shows that he was unavoidably prevented from knowing of the event at that time.
      (4) "Official notification" means —
      (a) in relation to anything started in a document specified in, notification of that document in accordance with section 951, (public notice of receipt by Registrar of certain documents) of the amendment and the amended text of the articles,
      (b) in relation to the appointment of a liquidator in a voluntary winding up, notification of that event in accordance with the Insolvency Regulations 2015."