Corporations Act 2001

CHAPTER 2G - MEETINGS  

PART 2G.2 - MEETINGS OF MEMBERS OF COMPANIES  

Division 2 - Who may call meetings of members  

SECTION 249D   CALLING OF GENERAL MEETING BY DIRECTORS WHEN REQUESTED BY MEMBERS  

249D(1)  


The directors of a company must call and arrange to hold a general meeting on the request of members with at least 5% of the votes that may be cast at the general meeting.

249D(1A)  
(Repealed by No 19 of 2015, s 3, Sch 1 [ 2] (effective 19 March 2015).)

249D(2)  
The request must:


(a) be in writing; and


(b) state any resolution to be proposed at the meeting; and


(c) be signed by the members making the request; and


(d) be given to the company.

249D(3)  
Separate copies of a document setting out the request may be used for signing by members if the wording of the request is identical in each copy.

249D(4)  
The percentage of votes that members have is to be worked out as at the midnight before the request is given to the company.

249D(5)  
The directors must call the meeting within 21 days after the request is given to the company. The meeting is to be held not later than 2 months after the request is given to the company.


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