Practical Directions for Forming and Managing Joint-stock Companies: With Limited Liability Or Otherwise, Under the Provisions of the Joint-Stock Companies Act, 1856

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Waterlow, 1856 - Stock companies - 150 pages
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Page 43 - Act destroys, mutilates, alters, or falsifies any books, papers, writings, or securities, or makes or is privy to the making of...
Page 77 - ... 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 82 - The directors may elect a chairman of their meetings, and determine the period for which he is to hold office; but if no such chairman is elected, or if at any meeting the chairman is not present at the time appointed for holding the same, the directors present shall choose some one of their number to be chairman of such meeting.
Page 33 - Any summons, notice, order, or proceeding requiring authentication by the company, may be signed by any director, secretary, or other authorised officer of the company, and need not be under the common seal of the company ; and the same may be in writing or in print, or partly in writing and partly in print (). J.fiju I Proccediiii/s.
Page 82 - The directors may delegate any of their powers to committees consisting of such member or members of their body as they think fit. Any committee so formed shall in the exercise of the powers so delegated conform to any regulations that may be imposed on it by the directors.
Page 77 - ... of the company, shall be sufficient evidence of the fact, without proof of the number or proportion of the votes recorded in favour of or against such resolution.
Page 65 - The amount of the capital of the company, and the number of shares into which it is divided...
Page 34 - Penalties shall be paid into the Receipt of Her Majesty's Exchequer, in such Manner as the treasury may direct, and shall be carried to and form Part of the Consolidated Fund of the United Kingdom.
Page 26 - Any contract which, if made between private persons, would be by law required to be in writing and...
Page 84 - 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...

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