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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 2G - MEETINGS  

PART 2G.2 - MEETINGS OF MEMBERS OF COMPANIES  

Division 7 - Voting at meetings of members  

SECTION 250L  WHEN A POLL IS EFFECTIVELY DEMANDED  

250L(1)  [Who may demand a poll]  


At a meeting of a company's members, a poll may be demanded by:


(a) at least 5 members entitled to vote on the resolution; or


(b) members with at least 5% of the votes that may be cast on the resolution on a poll; or


(c) the chair.

Note: A proxy may join in the demand for a poll (see paragraph 249Y(1)(c)).

250L(2)  [Company's constitution]  


If a company has a constitution, the constitution may provide that fewer members or members with a lesser percentage of votes may demand a poll.

250L(3)  [When poll may be demanded]  


The poll may be demanded:


(a) before a vote is taken; or


(b) before the voting results on a show of hands are declared; or


(c) immediately after the voting results on a show of hands are declared.

250L(4)  [Percentage of votes]  


The percentage of votes that members have is to be worked out as at the midnight before the poll is demanded.

 



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