Companies Act 2013

Section 162 Appointment of directors to be voted individually.

CHAPTER XI
APPOINTMENT AND QUALIFICATIONS OF DIRECTORS

[Section 162 is brought to force with effect from September 12, 2013.]

Appointment of directors to be voted individually.

Section 162. (1) At a general meeting of a company, a motion for the appointment of two or more persons as directors of the company by a single resolution shall not be moved unless a proposal to move such a motion has first been agreed to at the meeting without any vote being cast against it.

(2) A resolution moved in contravention of sub-section (1) shall be void, whether or not any objection was taken when it was moved.

(3) A motion for approving a person for appointment, or for nominating a person for appointment as a director, shall be treated as a motion for his appointment.

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