Companies (Accounting) Act 2017

Amendment of section 274 of Principal Act

11. Section 274 of the Principal Act is amended, in subsection (1), in the definition of “profit and loss account” by the substitution of the following paragraph for paragraph (a):

“(a) for the avoidance of doubt—

(i) in the case where the financial statements are prepared in accordance with IFRS, the expression means a statement of profit or loss and other comprehensive income or equivalent term referred to in those standards, and

(ii) in the case of a company not trading for the acquisition of gain by its members, the expression means an income and expenditure account, and references to—

(I) a profit and loss account, and

(II) in the case of group financial statements, a consolidated profit and loss account,

shall be read accordingly, and”.