Pack for Appointment of Directors and Officers

Pack for Appointment of Directors and Officers

Appointing new directors and company officers doesn’t need to be a time-consuming hassle. This pack contains everything you need to make the new appointments quick and efficient.

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Pack for Appointment of Directors and Officers

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What is a Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers?

A Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers is a set of all the documents required to appoint new directors or offices to your company.

The pack is suitable for the appointment of up to 5 new officers, who may be appointed as director, company secretary, or both. The appointment can take effect immediately, on a specified date, or subject to the satisfaction of any specified conditions.

Typical inclusions in a Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers are a notice of the board meeting, minutes of the board meeting, and consent to act declarations for each new officer.

When should I use a Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers?

The Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers should be used if you are a director of a company and you’re appointing a new officeholder to the company. This pack will ensure you have accurate records of your meetings where a decision to appoint a new officeholder to the company has been made

What topics does a Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers cover?

  • Details of new officers
  • Company details (ACN, Name, Place of Business)
  • Details of existing directors and voting eligibility
  • Details of appointments 
  • Signing of Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers
  • Fees and charges
  • Governing law and jurisdiction
  • Notices and Service of notices

What are the main decisions I need to make in creating a Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers?

  • How many directors does your company currently have? Based on these responses, we’ll use written director resolutions for these approvals. All directors will be required to sign. Continue to enter details for all of the directors who are entitled to vote on these resolutions.
  • When do you want the appointments to take effect? You can choose if the appointments will take effect;
    1. As soon as these resolutions are passed
    2. On a specified date
    3. Subject to something else occurring

What other names does a Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers go by?

A  Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers is also known as: 

  • Resolution to appoint an officeholder
  • Directors Resolution
  • Appointment of new company officers

Frequently Asked Questions

This document is necessary when you would like to appoint new directors or company officers.

Each new officer (ie, director or company secretary) must:

  • be at least 18 years old;
  • not be disqualified from managing corporations; and
  • sign a “consent to act” before being appointed (provided in this package)

Yes. This document is a legal document which is fully enforceable once signed off by all parties.

A Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers is usually prepared after the company has decided to appoint new directors/officers or is required to do so. The Pack can be prepared prior or after candidates have been identified for the roles.

  • Details of new officers
  • Company details (ACN, Name, Place of Business)
  • Details of existing directors and voting eligibility
  • Details of appointments 
  • Signing of Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers
  • Choice of Governing Law

The appointments pursuant to these resolutions must be notified to the Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC) using an ASIC Form 484 (now lodged exclusively online) within 28 days after the date on which the appointments take effect.  

We do not provide this form as part of this package because nowadays most companies provide such notifications online through the ASIC website.

There are several signing options available. How you sign largely depends on where the parties are located and if they will attend signing together. You can print on paper and sign, or use electronic signature tools such as Docusign or Hellosign.

If you need any assistance please contact us directly, we would be happy to assist.

If you have any questions or are uncertain about any aspect of the document please do not sign it or use it, please contact us directly and we would be happy to assist.

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What other documents might I need?

If you’re interested in a  Pack for Appointment of Directors/Officers you might also need to think about:

  • Shareholders Agreement — This document sets out the details and obligations that govern the framework between the company and shareholders and is relevant for the voting and appointment details for new company officers.
  • Company Constitution — This document outlines the principles of governance of the company and will usually detail the appointment conditions and criteria for directors/new officers.

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