77 Introduction

The thinking behind the Companies Act 2006 is that most decisions of private company shareholders will be taken by written resolution. In this context, a ‘written resolution’ means a resolution of a private company proposed and passed in accordance with the Act1. The directors of a private company can propose a resolution as a written resolution, and the members of a private company have the right to do so, subject to certain conditions2. The only two resolutions which may not be proposed as written resolutions are3:

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