The Shareholders' and Directors' Legal Companion: A Manual of Every Day Law and Practice, for Promoters, Shareholders, Directors, Secretaries, Creditors, and Solicitors of Companies, Under the Companies Acts, 1862 to 1882 : with an Appendix, on the Conversion of Business Concerns Into Private Companies

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Stevens, 1882 - 192 pages
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Page 115 - ... their number to be chairman of such meeting. (68.) The directors may delegate any of their powers to committees consisting of such member or members of their body as they think fit...
Page 48 - ... 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 114 - ... members," shall be dissolved. In any other case it shall stand adjourned to the same day in the next week, at the same time and place ; and if at such adjourned meeting a quorum is not present, it shall be adjourned sine die.
Page 48 - The chairman may, with the consent of the meeting, adjourn any meeting from time to time and from place to place, but no business shall be transacted at any adjourned meeting other than the business left unfinished at the meeting from which the adjournment took place.
Page 105 - 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 115 - 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 56 - Any notice, if served by post, shall be deemed to have been served at the time when the letter containing the same would be delivered in the ordinary course of the post; and in proving such service it shall be sufficient to prove that the letter containing the notice was properly addressed and put into the post office.
Page 66 - The amount of the capital of the Company, and the number of shares into which it is divided...
Page 53 - ... dividends, or for repairing or maintaining the works connected with the business of the company, or any part thereof; and the directors may invest the sum so set apart as a reserved fund upon such securities as they may select.
Page 57 - Any document to be served by post on the company shall be posted in such time as to admit of its being delivered in the due course of delivery within the period (if any) prescribed for the service thereof...

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