(1) At a meeting of a company's members, a poll may be demanded by:
(a) at least 5 members entitled to vote on the resolution; or
(b) members with at least 5% of the votes that may be cast on the resolution on a poll; or
(c) the chair.
Note: A proxy may join in the demand for a poll (see paragraph 249Y(1)(c)).
(2) If a company has a constitution, the constitution may provide that fewer members or members with a lesser percentage of votes may demand a poll.
(3) The poll may be demanded:
(a) before a vote is taken; or
(b) before the voting results on a show of hands are declared; or
(c) immediately after the voting results on a show of hands are declared.
(4) The percentage of votes that members have is to be worked out as at the midnight before the poll is demanded.