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Appointing a proxy

             (1)  An appointment of a proxy is valid if it is signed, or otherwise authenticated in a manner prescribed by the regulations, by the member of the company making the appointment and contains the following information:

                     (a)  the member's name and address;

                     (b)  the company's name;

                     (c)  the proxy's name or the name of the office held by the proxy;

                     (d)  the meetings at which the appointment may be used.

An appointment may be a standing one.

          (1A)  The regulations made for the purposes of subsection (1) may prescribe different requirements for the authentication of an appointment given to the company by different means (electronic or otherwise).

             (2)  If a company has a constitution, the constitution may provide that an appointment is valid even if it contains only some of the information required by subsection (1).

             (3)  An undated appointment is taken to have been dated on the day it is given to the company.

             (6)  An appointment does not have to be witnessed.

             (7)  A later appointment revokes an earlier one if both appointments could not be validly exercised at the meeting.

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