e-Sign with Lawpath

Consent to Short Notice of General Meeting

A Consent to Short Notice of General Meeting allows shareholders to consent to short notice (less than 21 days) of a general meeting of shareholders other than an annual general meeting.
(0 reviews)
Under 5 minutes
Suitable for Australia
Get 1st document free

Document Overview

According to section 249H(2)(b) of the Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) (Act), at least 21 days’ notice must be given of a meeting of a company’s shareholders. However, a company may call a meeting on shorter notice if shareholders with at least 95% of the votes that may be cast at the meeting agree beforehand. Annual general meetings have different notice requirements.

This consent is for use where there is no holding company and there are two or more shareholders. You should attach the notice of meeting. Proprietary companies with two or more shareholders could alternatively use a circular resolution if all shareholders consented, see Shareholders' Circulating Resolution (Ordinary Resolutions and Special Resolutions). Sole shareholder companies should use a sole shareholder resolution. According to section 249H(4) of the Corporations Act, meetings may not be called on short notice where resolutions may be passed to remove an auditor, even where consent is given.

The consent should specify whether any special resolutions will be passed at the meeting.

It's never beenso easy
Sign-up to a free Lawpath accountLawpath is free to join, and you get one free legal document when you sign-up. Also, you can receive unlimited e-signature requests with your Lawpath account.
Collaborate with e-Sign and SharingHaving access to your legal documents has never been easier. You can request e-signature, share the document and download for an efficient collaboration.
Create unlimited legal documents and eSignatures for only $39/month.Upgrade to a Lawpath legal plan to boost your new business.
View plans & pricing
Here's what people say about Lawpath’s Consent to Short Notice of General Meeting
Powered by
Looking for more documents?
Privacy Policy
Loan Agreement
Cleaner Contract
Browse all legal documents