9. Statement of proposed officers
(1) The statement of the company's proposed officers required to be delivered to the Registrar must contain the required particulars of—
(a) the person who is, or persons who are, to be the first director or directors of the company,
(b) in the case of a company that is to be a private company, any person who is (or any persons who are) to be the first secretary (or joint secretaries) of the company (if any), and
(c) in the case of a company that is to be a public company, the person who is (or the persons who are) to be the first secretary (or joint secretaries) of the company.
(2) The required particulars are the particulars that will be required to be stated—
(a) in the case of a director, in the company's register of directors and register of directors' residential addresses (see sections 153(register of directors) to 157 (duty to notify Registrar of changes)), and
(b) in the case of a secretary, in the company's register of secretaries (see sections 292(duty to keep register of secretaries) to 295 (particulars of secretaries to be registered: corporate secretaries and firms)).
(3) The statement must also contain a consent by each of the persons named as a director, as secretary or as one of joint secretaries, to act in the relevant capacity. If all the partners in a firm are to be joint secretaries, consent may be given by one partner on behalf of all of them.