829. Agreement to dispense with reports etc (merger)

(1) If all members holding shares in, and all persons holding other securities of, the merging companies, being shares or securities that carry a right to vote in general meetings of the merging company in question, so agree, the following requirements do not apply .
(2) The requirements that may be dispensed with under this section are—
(a) the requirements of—
(i) section 815 (directors' or equivalent office holders' explanatory report),
(ii) section 816 (expert's report),
(iii) section 817 (supplementary accounting statement), and
(iv) section 820 (report on material changes of assets of merging company), and
(b) the requirements of section 818 (inspection of documents) so far as relating to any document required to be drawn up under sections 815, 816 or 817.
(3) For the purposes of this section—
(a) the members, or holders of other securities, of a merging company, and
(b) whether shares or other securities carry a right to vote in general meetings of the merging company,
are determined as at the date of the application to the Court under section 802.