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Corporations Amendment (Proxy Voting) Bill 2012


Type
Government
Originating house
House of Representatives
Status
Act
Portfolio
Treasury

Summary

Amends the Corporations Act 2001 to clarify that the chair of an annual general meeting, who is a member of the key management personnel or a closely related party of a key management personnel, is able to vote undirected proxies in the non-binding vote where the shareholder provides their express authorisation for the chair to exercise the proxy.

Progress of bill

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House of Representatives
Introduced and read a first time 24/05/12  
Second reading moved 24/05/12  
Referred to Federation Chamber 30/05/12  
Second reading debate 31/05/12  
Second reading agreed to 31/05/12  
Reported from Federation Chamber 31/05/12  
Third reading agreed to 31/05/12  
     
Senate
Introduced and read a first time 18/06/12  
Second reading moved 18/06/12  
Second reading debate 18/06/12  
Second reading agreed to 18/06/12  
Third reading agreed to 18/06/12  
     
Text of bill as passed both Houses 18/06/12  
Assent 27/06/12 Act no.: 73 - Year: 2012
     

Text of bill

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Explanatory memoranda

  • Explanatory memorandum

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Second reading speeches


Proposed amendments

No proposed amendments have been circulated.

Schedules of amendments

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Notes