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When an EGM is called to remove a body corporate

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When an EGM is called to remove a body corporate Chairperson, is the request to call the EGM sent to the Body Corporate Chairperson or the Secretary?
Submitted: 1 year ago.
Category: New Zealand Law
Expert:  Chris The Lawyer replied 1 year ago.

The answer is in the Unit Titles Act which says to the chairperson, although I would also give a copy to the secretary as well

90 Who may call general meetings

  • (1)An annual general meeting must be called by the chairperson in accordance with the regulations.

    (2)An extraordinary general meeting of a body corporate—

    • (a)must be called by the chairperson in accordance with the regulations if a notice asking for an extraordinary general meeting to consider and decide motions proposed in the notice is—

      • (i)signed by or for the unit owners of not less than 25% of the principal units; and

      • (ii)given to the chairperson; or

    • (b)may be called at any other time by the chairperson or the body corporate committee in accordance with the regulations.

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