| Commentary

98 Proxy’s rights at a general meeting

| Commentary

98 Proxy’s rights at a general meeting

A proxy stands in the shoes of his appointor at the general meeting in relation to which he has been appointed. Consequently, he can vote on a show of hands, and for these purposes he has one vote provided he has been duly appointed by one or more members entitled to vote on the resolution, subject to any contrary provision in the company’s articles1. It is quite usual for a proxy to be appointed by more than one member entitled to vote on a resolution and sometimes one or more of those members

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