Procedures for Shareholders to propose a person for election as a Director.
Clause 85 of the Bye-Laws of the Company provides that no person other than a Director retiring at the meeting shall, unless recommended by the Directors for election, be eligible for election as a Director at any general meeting unless a Notice signed by a Member (other than the person to be proposed) duly qualified to attend and vote at the meeting for which such notice is given of his intention to propose such person for election and also a Notice signed by the person to be proposed of his willingness to be elected shall have been lodged at the head office or at the Registration Office provided that the minimum length of the period, during which such Notice(s) are given, shall be at least seven (7) days and that (if the Notices are submitted after the despatch of the notice of the general meeting appointed for such election) the period for lodgment of such Notice(s) shall commence on the day after the despatch of the notice of the general meeting appointed for such election and end no later than seven (7) days prior to the date of such general meeting.
Accordingly, if a shareholder wishes to nominate a person to stand for election as a Director of the Company at the annual general meeting, the following documents must be validly lodged at the head office and principal place of business or at the registered office of the Company, namely
- his/her notice of intention to propose a resolution to elect a nominated candidate as a Director of the Company at the annual general meeting; and
- a notice signed by the nominated candidate of the candidate’s willingness to be elected together with (a) the nominated candidate’s information as required to be disclosed under rule 13.51(2) of the Rules Governing the Listing of Securities on The Stock Exchange of Hong Kong Limited; and (b) the nominated candidate’s written consent to the publication of his/her personal data.