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Companies Clauses Consolidation Act 1888

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1This Act may be cited as the Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1888, and the Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845, and this Act may be cited together as the Companies Clauses Consolidation Acts, 1845 and 1888; and this Act shall be construed together with the said Act as part thereof.

Amendment of 8 & 9 Vict. c.16 s.76 as to proxies.

2To section seventy-six of the Companies Clauses Consolidation Act, 1845, the following words shall be added: "Provided, " that where the shareholder is a member of a body corporate, the " proxy may be any member of such body, though not personally " a shareholder in the company."

Proxy to be taken to be shareholder.

3Such a proxy shall, during the continuance of his appointment, be taken in virtue thereof to be a shareholder in the company to which his appointment relates, holding the number of shares held by the corporation by whom he is appointed, for all purposes except the transfer of any such share or the giving receipts for any dividend thereon.

Forms of proxy papers.

4The appointment may be made and revoked in the following form:—

Forms of Proxy Papers.

1. General Appointment

We, the _________________, being a body corporate, and one of the proprietors of the _________________ company, hereby appoint A.B., of _________________, who is hereby certified to be a member of this corporation, to be our proxy, to vote in our name as he shall think proper upon any matter relating to the several undertakings proposed at any meeting of the said company to be held during the continuance of this appointment, and otherwise to be our representative in such company. In witness whereof the common seal of the said corporation, attested as is required by its regulations, is hereto set this _________________ day of ____________________________.

2. Revocation of General Proxy

We, the _________________, hereby revoke the appointment of _________________, of _________________, who is our proxy in the _________________ company, made by an instrument under our common seal, and dated the _________________ day of _________________. In witness whereof the common seal of the said corporation, attested as is required by its regulations, is set hereto the __________ day of ______________________________ . [An instrument in this form shall not require any stamp.]

3. Special Appointment

We, the _________________, being a body corporate, and one of the proprietors of the _________________ company, do hereby appoint A.B., of _________________, who is hereby certified to be a member of this corporation, to vote in our name as he shall think proper upon any matter relating to the said undertaking proposed at the meeting of the proprietors of the said company to be held on the _________________ day of _________________ next, or at any adjournment thereof. In witness whereof the common seal of the said corporation, attested as is required by its regulations, is set hereto this _________________ day of __________________________.

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