Can a minor be a shareholder?

I have trawled Companies House, Companies Act, etc but cannot find anything to say that minors cannot be shareholders.  So presumably they can, and can earn dividends in their own right?

Client says he used to have shares in his father's company, but does not know why and if he earned anything from it.

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Yes

cathygrimmer |
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If the shares are a gift income taxed on parent

dbowleracca |
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No end result sought

accountsdragon |
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