Subdiv A heading inserted by No 42 of 2011, s 3, Sch 1, Pt 2 (effective 1 July 2011).
SECTION 201ESPECIAL 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.
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.