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Resolution
Resolution

Resolution is the written proposal forwarded to the meeting for discussion and final decision through the agreement of all participating members. It is subject or problem or agenda presented in the meeting for making discussion and decision. It is one of the important procedures in an office. It can be passed for formulating plans and policies, raising fund, an election of the director, an appointment of the auditor, declaration of dividend and so on.

Objectives

The main objectives of resolution are as follows: -

  • To make a formal statement for any subject or problem.
  • To make a formal and legal decision in a democratic way.
  • To help to amend and formulate effective rules and regulations.
  • To provide documentary evidence.
  • To guide and direct the staff for solving official and administrative problems.

Importance of Resolution

A resolution is basically concerned with important subject matters regarding the preparation of plans, policies, rules and regulations. Its main importance can be listed as follows:

  1. It helps in the management for making an effective decision.
  2. It helps an organization to make a formal decision in a democratic way.
  3. It helps to amend the present procedures, rules and regulations.
  4. It helps an organization to formulate necessary rules and regulations for the efficient operation of the official activities.
  5. It provides legal formalities to the decision of a problem.
  6. It guides and directs the staff for solving the official problems.
  7. It helps for the settlement of misunderstanding and disputes as it provides documentary evidence.
  8. It clarifies the confusing and unclear rules, regulations and laws.

Types of Resolution

According to company act 2063, resolution can be divided into two types:

Ordinary Resolution
Ordinary Resolution

Ordinary resolution

The resolution which is presented in regular meeting and can be decided by more than 50% of the total members or shareholder is called ordinary resolution. Decisions on such resolution are passed by a simple majority of shareholders holding more than 50 % of the total shares presented in the meeting. The following subject matters fall under ordinary resolution: -

  • Audited final accounts of the previous year
  • Appointment of directors and auditors
  • Declaration of dividend
  • Amendment or formulation of rules and regulations etc.

Special Resolution
Special Resolution

Special resolution

The resolution which is presented in urgent meeting and can be decided by at least 75% of the total members or shareholders is called special resolution. Decisions on such resolution are passed by the shareholders holding at least 75 % or 3/4th of the total shares presented in the meeting. The following subject matters fall under special resolution: -

  • Alternation in Memorandum of Association and Article of Association
  • Conversion of company from private to public limited
  • Winding up of the company
  • Issuing bonus shares
  • Changing name, objective and capital of the company etc.

  • Resolution is the written proposal forwarded to the meeting for discussion and final decision through the agreement of all participating members. 
  • Resolution is one of the important procedures in an office.
  • A resolution is basically concerned with important subject matters regarding preparation of plans, policies, rules and regulations. 
  • The resolution which is presented in regular meeting and can be decided by more than 50% of the total members or shareholder is called ordinary resolution. 
  • The resolution which is presented in urgent meeting and can be decided by at least 75% of the total members or shareholders is called special resolution. 
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Very Short Questions

The main objectives of resolution are as follows: -

  • To make a formal statement for any subject or problem.
  • To make a formal and legal decision in a democratic way.
  • To help to amend and formulate effective rules and regulations.
  • To provide documentary evidence.
  • To guide and direct the staff for solving official and administrative problems.

A resolution is basically concerned with important subject matters regarding preparation of plans, policies, rules and regulations. Its main importance can be listed as follows:

  1. It helps in the management for making effective decision.
  2. It helps an organization to make formal decision in a democratic way.
  3. It helps to amend the present procedures, rules and regulations.
  4. It helps an organization to formulate necessary rules and regulations for the efficient operation of the official activities.
  5. It provides legal formalities to the decision of a problem.

The resolution which is presented in regular meeting and can be decided by more than 50% of the total members or shareholder is called ordinary resolution. Decision on such resolution is passed by a simple majority of shareholders holding more than 50 % of the total shares presented in the meeting. The following subject matters fall under ordinary resolution: -

  • Audited final accounts of the previous year
  • Appointment of directors and auditors
  • Declaration of dividend
  • Amendment or formulation of rules and regulations etc.

The resolution which is presented in urgent meeting and can be decided by at least 75% of the total members or shareholders is called special resolution. Decisions on such resolution is passed by the shareholders holding at least 75% or 3/4th of the total shares presented in the meeting. The following subject matters fall under special resolution: -

  • Alternation in Memorandum of Association and Article of Association
  • Conversion of company from private to public limited
  • Winding p of the company
  • Issuing bonus shares
  • Changing name, objective and capital of the company etc.

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  • The written proposal forwarded to the meeting for discussion and final decision through the agreement of all participating members is called ______.

    report


    tippani


    memorandum


    resolution


  • Which one of the following is not the objective of resolution?

    To help to amend and formulate effective rules and regulations.


    To provide documentary evidence.


    To make a formal and legal decision in an autocratic way.


    To guide and direct the staff for solving official and administrative problems.


  • Which one of the following subject matter fall under ordinary resolution?

    Winding up of the company


    Conversion of company from private to public limited


    Alternation in Memorandum of Association and Article of Association


    Appointment of directors and auditors


  • Which one of the following subject matter fall under special resolution?

    Appointment of directors and auditors


    Audited final accounts of the previous year


    Declaration of dividend


    Alternation in Memorandum of Association and Article of Association


  • Decisions on ordinary resolution are passed by a simple majority of shareholders holding more than ______ of the total shares presented in the meeting.

    25 %


    50 %


    10 %


    75 %


  • Decisions on special resolution are passed by the shareholders holding at least ______ of the total shares presented in the meeting.

    50 %


    10 %


    75 %


    90 %


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