The Shareholders' and Directors' Companion: A Manual of Every-day Law and Practice for Promoters, Shareholders, Directors, Secretaries, Creditors, and Solicitors of Companies, Under the Companies Acts, 1862, 1867, and 1877
Stevens, 1880 - 122 pages
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accordingly accounts adjourned adopted agree agreement amendment amount application appointed articles of association authorised behalf capital carried chairman clause considered contain contract convene copy course Court creditor debentures debts deemed desirable directors dividend document duly effect entered entitled execution express extraordinary fact fixed further give given hand held hereby hold holder increase infra interest issue letter liable Limited managers meeting memorandum minutes mortgage motion necessary notes notice number of shares objects obtained ordinary ordinary meeting otherwise paid pany particular passed payment person petition poll Practice Precedents present printed proceedings proper proxy question reference registered Registrar regulations respect rule seal seconded secretary shareholder shares signed sometimes special resolution stamp supra Table taken thereof tion transacted transfer unless usually vote winding-up writing
Page 58 - Any summons, notice, order, or proceeding requiring authentication by the company, may be signed by any director, secretary, or other authorised officer of the company, and need not be under the common seal of the company ; and the same may be in writing or in print, or partly in writing and partly in print (»). J.fiju I Proccediiii/s.
Page 64 - If the name of any person is without sufficient cause entered in or omitted from the register of members of any company under this act, or if default is made or unnecessary delay takes place in entering on the register the fact of any person having ceased to be a member of the company...
Page 50 - ... be conclusive evidence of the fact, without proof of the number or proportion of the votes recorded in favour of or against such resolution.
Page 50 - In computing the Majority under this Section, when a Poll is demanded, Reference shall be had to the Number of Votes to which each Member is entitled by the Regulations of the Company.
Page 91 - Company to an amount equal to that not paid up thereon; but shall not be liable to an action therefor by any creditor, before an execution against the Company has been returned unsatisfied in whole or in part...
Page 94 - CD the share [or shares] numbered standing in my name in the books of the Company, to hold unto the said CD, his executors, administrators and assigns, subject to the several conditions on which I held the same at the time of the execution hereof; and I the said CD do hereby agree to take the said share [or shares] subject to the same conditions.
Page 103 - The statement so made shall show, arranged under the most convenient heads, the amount of gross income, distinguishing the several sources from which it has .been derived, and the amount of gross expenditure, distinguishing the expense of the establishment, salaries, and other like matters : every item of expenditure fairly chargeable against the year's income shall be brought into account, so that a just balance of profit and loss may be laid before the meeting : and in cases where any item of expenditure...
Page 103 - The directors may. before recommending any dividend, set aside out of the profits of the company such sum as they think proper as a reserve fund to meet contingencies, or for equalising dividends, or for repairing or maintaining the works connected with the business of the company...
Page 102 - The Directors may delegate any of their powers to committees consisting of such member or members of their body as they think fit ; any committee so formed shall, in the exercise of the powers so delegated, conform to any regulations that may be imposed on them by the Directors.
Page 64 - Act may, upon giving notice by advertisement in some newspaper circulating in the district in which the registered office of the company is situated, close the register of members for any time or times not exceeding in the whole thirty days in each year.