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a meeting of the members of a company. A company exercises control and does such acts as are reserved to it by the votes of the majority at general meetings. The meetings have to be properly convened with due notice having been given. If the articles provide for a quorum, that requirement has to be met before business can be conducted. See ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING.
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