Unlike limited companies the legislation governing partnerships does not
specify how partnerships should conduct their meetings, use written
resolutions and record their internal decisions.
It is however likely that the governing partnership agreement will specify
how internal decisions should be reached and recorded. Clause 15.4 of the
long form partnership agreement
provides that partners may pass decisions by written resolution instead of
holding meetings. It will be necessary to check the governing partnership
agreement as to whether decisions may be made by resolution, the agreement
is silent on the point or it is expressly prohibited.
This template written resolution is based on the standard format for
companies and adapted for partnerships. It may be used to record any
resolution of the partnership as a whole or a meeting of the partners that
is authorised to be made by written resolution.
This resolution contains optional wording and is in open format. The
requisite details should be inserted into the highlighted fields or the
wording can be adjusted to suit your purposes. Wording in square brackets
is optional. If it is required, then the brackets should be deleted and the
wording within them retained. If the wording is not required, then it can
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