Members' annual general meetings: comparison between the Companies Acts 2006 and 1985

A note outlining the changes to the law on annual general meetings under the Companies Act 2006 (2006 Act). For more detailed information on general meetings, see Practice note, General meetings: Overview.

For a link to the 2006 Act, see Companies Act 2006: publication of final text. For general background to the 2006 Act, see Practice note, Companies Act 2006: materials.

Part 13 (Resolutions and meetings) and sections 485-488 of Part 16 (Audit) of the Act came into force on 1 October 2007.

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