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TABLE OF PROVISIONS Long Title 1. Act to apply to all companies incorporated by Acts hereafter to be passed. 2. Section 2 3. Interpretations in this and the special Act: 4. Section 4 5. Form in which portions of this Act may be incorporated with other Acts. 6. Capital to be divided into shares. 7. Shares to be personal estate. 8. Shareholders. 9. Registry of shareholders. 10. Addresses of shareholders. 11. Certificates of shares to be issued to the shareholders. 12. Certificate to be evidence. 13. Certificate to be renewed when destroyed. 14. Transfer of shares to be by deed duly stamped. 15. Transfers of shares to be registered, &c. 16. Transfer not to be made until calls paid. 17. Closing of transfer books. 18. Transmission of shares by other means than transfer to be authenticated by a declaration. 19. Proof of transmission by marriage, will, &c. 20. Company not bound to regard trusts. 21. Subscriptions to be paid when called for. 22. Power to make calls. 23. Interest to be paid on calls unpaid. 24. Power to allow interest on payment of subscriptions before call. 25. Enforcement of calls by action. 26. Declaration in action for calls. 27. Matter to be proved in action for calls. 28. Proof of proprietorship. 29. Forfeiture of shares for nonpayment of calls. 30. Notice of forfeiture to be given before declaration thereof. 31. Forfeiture to be confirmed by a general meeting. 32. Sale of forfeited shares. 33. Evidence as to forfeiture of shares. 34. No more shares to be sold than sufficient for payment of calls. 35. On payment of calls before sale the forfeited shares to revert. 36. Execution against shareholders to the extent of their shares in capital not paid up. 37. Reimbursement of such shareholders. 38. Power to borrow money. 39. Power to re-borrow. 40. Evidence of authority for borrowing. 41. Mortgages and bonds to be stamped. 42. Rights of mortgagees. 43. Application of calls, notwithstanding mortgages. 44. Rights of obligees. 45. Register of mortgages and bonds. 46. Transfers of mortgages and bonds to be stamped. 47. Transfers of mortgages and bonds to be registered. 48. Payment of interest on monies borrowed. 49. Transfers of interest to be stamped. 50. Repayment of money borrowed at a time fixed. 51. Repayment of money borrowed where no time fixed. 52. Interest to cease on expiration of notice to pay off mortgage or bond. 53. Arrears of interest, when to be enforced by appointment of a receiver. 54. Appointment of receiver. 55. Access to account books by mortgagees. 56. Power to convert loan into capital. 57. New shares to be considered same as original shares. 58. If old shares at premium, new shares to be offered to the shareholders. 59. Shares to vest in the parties accepting; otherwise to be disposed of by the directors. 60. If old shares not at a premium, new to be issued as company think fit. 61. Power to consolidate shares into stock. 62. Proprietors of stock may transfer the same. 63. Register of stock. 64. Proprietors of stock entitled to dividends, and to the same privileges as owners of corresponding amounts of shares. 65. Application of capital. 66. Ordinary meetings to be held half-yearly. 67. Business at ordinary meetings. 68. Extraordinary meetings. 69. Business at extraordinary meetings. 70. Extraordinary meetings may be required by shareholders. 71. Notice of meetings. 72. Quorum for a general meeting. 73. Chairman at general meetings. 74. Business at meetings, and adjournments. 75. Votes of shareholders. 76. Manner of voting. 77. Regulations as to proxies. 78. Votes of joint shareholders. 79. Votes of lunatics and minors, &c. 80. Proof of a particular majority of votes only required in the event of a poll being demanded. 81. Number of directors. 82. Power to vary the number of directors. 83. Election of directors. 84. Existing directors continued on failure of meeting for election of directors. 85. Qualification of directors. 86. Cases in which office of director shall become vacant. 87. Shareholder of a company not disqualified by reason of contracts. 88. Rotation of directors. 89. Section 89 90. Powers of the company to be exercised by the directors. 91. Powers of the company not to be exercised by the directors. 92. Meetings of directors. 93. Chairman of directors. 94. Occasional chairman. 95. Committees of directors. 96. Meetings of committees. 97. Contracts by committees or directors. 98. Section 98 99. Informalities in appointment of directors not to invalidate proceedings. 100. Directors not to be personally liable. 101. Election of auditors. 102. Qualification of auditors: 103. Rotation of auditors. 104. Vacancies in office of auditor. 105. Failure of meeting to elect auditor. 106. Delivery of balance sheet, &c. by directors to auditors. 107. Duty of auditors. 108. Powers of auditors. 109. Security to be taken from officers intrusted with money. 110. Officers to account, on demand. 111. Summary remedy against parties failing to account. 112. Officers refusing to deliver up documents, &c. to be imprisoned. 113. Where officer about to abscond, a warrant may be issued in the first instance. 114. Sureties not to be discharged. 115. Accounts to be kept. 116. Books to be balanced. 117. Inspection of accounts by shareholders at stated times. 118. Balance sheet to be produced at the meeting. 119. Book-keeper to allow inspection of the accounts at the appointed times. 120. Previously to declaration of dividends a scheme to be prepared. 121. Dividend not to be made so as to reduce capital. 122. Power to directors to set apart a fund for contingencies. 123. Dividend not to be paid unless all calls paid. 124. Power to make bye laws for the officers of the company. 125. Fines for breach of such bye laws. 126. Bye laws to be so framed as that penalties may be mitigated. 127. Evidence of bye laws. 128. Appointment of arbitrator when questions are to be determined by arbitration. 129. Vacancy of arbitrator to be supplied. 130. Appointment of umpire. 131. Board of Trade empowered to appoint an umpire, on neglect of the arbitrators, in case of railway companies. 132. Power of arbitrators to call for books, &c. 133. Costs to be in the discretion of the arbitrators. 134. Submission to arbitration to be made rule of court. 135. Service of notices upon company. 136. Service by company on shareholders. 137. Notices to joint proprietors of shares. 138. Notices by advertisement. 139. Authentication of notices. 140. Proof of debts in bankruptcy. 142. Provision for ascertainment of damages not otherwise provided for. 143. Distress against the treasurer. 144. Method of proceeding before justices in questions of damages, &c. 145. Publication of penalties. 146. Penalty for defacing boards used for such publication. 147. Penalties to be summarily recovered before two justices. 151. Distress not unlawful for want of form, &c. 154. Damage to be made good in addition to penalty. 156. Transient offenders. 161. Copies of special Act to be kept and deposited, and allowed to be inspected. 162. Penalty on company failing to keep or deposit such copies. 164. For recovering calls against shareholders residing in Scotland.
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