Duhaime's Law Dictionary


Meeting Definition:

The coming together for the transaction of a lawful object of two or more persons.

Related Terms: Agenda

In is 1966 book, William Craig wrote that a meeting is:

"... the coming together for the transaction of a common lawful object of two or more persons" and that "it follows ... that no one person alone can constitute a meeting.... no one shareholder or member in himself can form a meeting."

MeetingThis is no longer completely accurate as modern company law as reflected in the statutes of most jurisdictions allow single-person corporations and the such corporations can convene single-person meetings by themselves for the purposes of transacting business, and would normally duly record the decisions they make at those one person meetings.

References:

  • Craig, William Graham, The Law and Procedure of Meetings in Canada (Toronto: Ryerson Press, 1966), page 1.

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