737. Report to members on outcome of investigation

(1) On the conclusion of an investigation carried out by a company in pursuance of a requirement under section 735 the company must cause a report of the information received in pursuance of the investigation to be prepared.

The report must be made available for inspection within a reasonable period (not more than 15 days) after the conclusion of the investigation.
(2) Where—
(a) a company undertakes an investigation in pursuance of a requirement under section 735, and
(b) the investigation is not concluded within three months after the date on which the company became subject to the requirement,
the company must cause to be prepared in respect of that period, and in respect of each succeeding period of three months ending before the conclusion of the investigation, an interim report of the information received during that period in pursuance of the investigation.
(3) Each such report must be made available for inspection within a reasonable period (not more than 15 days) after the end of the period to which it relates.
(4) The reports must be retained by the company for at least six years from the date on which they are first made available for inspection and must be kept available for inspection during that time—
(a) at the company's registered office, or
(b) at a place specified in rules made by the Board under section 996 (rules about where certain company records to be kept available for inspection).
(5) The company must give notice to the Registrar-
(a) of the place at which the reports are kept available for inspection, and
(b) of any change in that place,
unless they have at all times been kept at the company's registered office or with the company's registered agent.
(6) The company must within three days of making any report prepared under this section available for inspection, notify the members who made the requests under section 735 where the report is so available.
(7) For the purposes of this section an investigation carried out by a company in pursuance of a requirement under section 735 is concluded when—
(a) the company has made all such inquiries as are necessary or expedient for the purposes of the requirement, and
(b) in the case of each such inquiry-
(i) a response has been received by the company, or
(ii) the time allowed for a response has elapsed.