I am not quite sure. In one of his replies he stated that the records had been destroyed! In his next response he back-tracked on this, presumably realizing the seriousness of his admission, and stated that they were kept at the registered office.
Thank you for this. One final question. Not withstanding your information re Theft, would it be appropriate to take action through the Small Claims procedure should he continue to retain the accounts? Or is this redundant given the circumstances?
Thank you for your advice.