Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act Minutes of AGM
This template is no longer valid. The relevant provisions of the
Corporate Insolvency & Governance Act 2020, which allowed
purely virtual general meetings, lapsed on 30th March
2021. Normal rules regarding the holding of general meetings now
The Corporate Insolvency and Governance Act 2020 (the Act) received Royal
Assent on 26th June 2020. One part of the Act is that temporary
changes have been made to certain corporate governance aspects of company
law and specifically the introduction of greater flexibility for companies
as to how they conduct general meetings, including annual general meetings
Note that private companies are not required under the Companies Act 2006
to hold AGMs, however many may have provisions in their constitution
requiring them to hold an AGM each year. This template notice only relates
to such private limited companies that are required to hold an AGM.
Companies that are required by their own constitution to hold an AGM have
the flexibility under the Act to hold that meeting virtually up to 30 March
These template minutes relate to the holding of an AGM in compliance with
This template should only be used for the period during which the
provisions as they relate to general meetings under the Act, are valid.
These provisions may be extended further depending on the COVID 19
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