CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2D - OFFICERS AND EMPLOYEES  

PART 2D.3 - APPOINTMENT, REMUNERATION AND CESSATION OF APPOINTMENT OF DIRECTORS  

Division 1 - Appointment of directors  

Subdivision A - General rules  

SECTION 201E   SPECIAL RULES FOR THE APPOINTMENT OF PUBLIC COMPANY DIRECTORS  

201E(1)   [ Method for passing resolution]  

A resolution passed at a general meeting of a public company appointing or confirming the appointment of 2 or more directors is void unless:


(a) the meeting has resolved that the appointments or confirmations may be voted on together; and


(b) no votes were cast against the resolution.

201E(2)   [ Exclusions]  

This section does not affect:


(a) a resolution to appoint directors by an amendment to the company's constitution (if any); or


(b) a ballot or poll to elect 2 or more directors if the ballot or poll does not require members voting for 1 candidate to vote for another candidate.

201E(3)   [ Requirement of ballot or poll]  

For the purposes of paragraph (2)(b), a ballot or poll does not require a member to vote for a candidate merely because the member is required to express a preference among individual candidates in order to cast a valid vote.


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