2013 New Jersey Revised Statutes
Title 14A - CORPORATIONS, GENERAL
Section 14A:5-11 - Votes required


NJ Rev Stat § 14A:5-11 (2013) What's This?

14A:5-11. Votes required
(1) Whenever any action, other than the election of directors, is to be taken by vote of the shareholders, it shall be authorized by a majority of the votes cast at a meeting of shareholders by the holders of shares entitled to vote thereon, unless a greater plurality is required by the certificate of incorporation or another section of this act.

(2) The certificate of incorporation may provide that any class or classes of shares, or any series thereof, shall vote as a class to authorize any action, including amendments to the certificate of incorporation. Such voting as a class shall be in addition to any other vote required by this act. Where voting as a class or series is provided in the certificate of incorporation, it shall be by the proportionate vote provided in the certificate or, if no proportionate vote is so provided, then for any action other than the election of directors, by a majority of the votes cast at such meeting by the holders of shares of such class or series entitled to vote thereon.

(3) Where voting as a class or series is required by this act to authorize any action, such action shall be authorized by a majority of the votes cast at such meeting by the holders of shares of each such class or series entitled to vote thereon, unless a greater vote is required by the certificate of incorporation or another section of this act. Such voting as a class shall be in addition to any other vote required by this act.

L.1968, c.350.


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