ordinary resolution

ordinary resolution
A resolution passed by a simple majority of members present at a general meeting.

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ordinary resolution
A resolution that has been passed by a simple majority of members or their proxies (proxy), at a company general meeting. The length of notice required for an ordinary resolution depends on the kind of meeting at which the resolution is to be discussed.
For further information on resolutions, see the Companies House website.
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