| Commentary

26 Public companies

| Commentary

26 Public companies

Every public company must have a secretary, but anything required or authorised to be done by or to the secretary may, if the office is vacant or if there is for any other reason no secretary capable of acting, be done by or to any assistant or deputy secretary, or, failing that, by or to any person authorised generally or specifically in that behalf by the directors1. As with a private company which appoints a secretary, the first secretary or joint secretaries will be the person or persons named in the statement of the company’s proposed officers

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