128. Company Holding Its Own Shares As Treasury Shares

(1) Where a company purchases its own shares in circumstances in which section 666 (treasury shares) applies–
(a) the requirements of section 118 (register of members) need not be complied with if the company cancels all of the shares forthwith after the purchase, and
(b) if the company does not cancel all of the shares forthwith after the purchase, any share that is so cancelled shall be disregarded for the purposes of that section.
(2) Subject to subsection (1), where a company holds shares as treasury shares the company must be entered in the register as the member holding those shares.