Corporations Act 2001
(a) the member's name and address;
(b) the scheme's name;
(c) the proxy's name or the name of the office held by the proxy;
(d) the meetings at which the appointment may be used. 252Y(2) An appointment may be a standing one.
A registered scheme's constitution may provide that an appointment is valid even if it contains only some of the information required by subsection (1).252Y(3) [ Undated appointment]
An undated appointment is taken to have been dated on the day it is given to the responsible entity.252Y(4) [ Specifying vote]
(a) the proxy need not vote on a show of hands, but if the proxy does so, the proxy must vote that way; and
(b) if the proxy has 2 or more appointments that specify different ways to vote on the resolution - the proxy must not vote on a show of hands; and
(c) if the proxy is the chair - the proxy must vote on a poll, and must vote that way; and
(d) if the proxy is not the chair - the proxy need not vote on a poll, but if the proxy does so, the proxy must vote that way.
If a proxy is also a member, this subsection does not affect the way that the person can cast any votes they hold as a member.
Note: The scheme's constitution may provide that a proxy is not entitled to vote on a show of hands (see subsection 252W(2)).252Y(5) [ Offence]
(a) a list of persons willing to act as proxies; or
(b) a proxy appointment form holding the person out as being willing to act as a proxy. 252Y(5A) [ Strict liability offence]
An offence based on subsection (5) is an offence of strict liability.
Note: For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .
An appointment does not have to be witnessed.252Y(7) [ Later appointment]
A later appointment revokes an earlier one if both appointments could not be validly exercised at the meeting.