The shareholders have the following rights in respect of participating and voting in general meetings:-
- to attend or appoint proxies to attend, speak and vote at all general meetings;
- to requisition the company to convene a general meeting;
- to place items on the general meeting agenda;
- to appoint up to two (2) proxies when the shareholder is unable to attend the general meeting. Where a member appoints two (2) proxies, the appointment shall be invalid unless the member specifies the proportions of his holding to be represented by each proxy
- Where a member is an authorised nominee as defined under the Central Depositors Act, it may appoint at least one (1) but not more than two (2) proxies in respect of each securities account it holds with ordinary shares of the Company standing to the credit of the said securities account;
- for a corporate shareholder, to attend the general meeting through its corporate representative.
- to demand for poll voting on any resolution at general meetings in manner prescribed in the Constitution of the Company;
- to receive audited financial statements together with notice of annual general meeting;
- to receive all notices of general meetings.
Please note that when shares are held through a nominee, it is the nominee’s name that appears on the register of members and therefore the Company’s dealings, such as sending of general meeting notices and circular are with the nominee as the registered shareholder. The beneficial owners should liaise with their respective nominee to provide them with the necessary information.
For member who is an exempt authorised nominee, may appoint multiple proxies for each omnibus account held.