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183Appointment of directors to be voted on individually

(1)At a general meeting of a company other than a private company, a motion for the appointment of two or more persons as directors of the company by a single resolution shall not be made, unless a resolution that it shall be so made has first been agreed to by the meeting without any vote being given against it.

(2)A resolution moved in contravention of this section shall be void, whether or not its being so moved was objected to at the time:

Provided that—

(a)this subsection shall not be taken as excluding the operation of section one hundred and eighty of this Act; and

(b)where a resolution so moved is passed, no provision for the automatic reappointment of retiring directors in default of another appointment shall apply.

(3)For the purposes of this section, a motion for approving a person's appointment or for nominating a person for appointment shall be treated as a motion for his appointment.

(4)Nothing in this section shall apply to a resolution altering the company's articles.

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