Section 263 Appointment of directors to be voted on individually.
(1)At a general meeting of a public company or of a private company which is a subsidiary of a public company, a motion shall not be made for the appointment of two or more persons as directors of the company by a single resolution, unless a resolution that it shall be so made has first been agreed to by the meeting without any vote being given against it.
(2)A resolution moved in contravention of sub-section (1) shall be void, whether or not objection was taken at the time to its being so moved:
Provided that where a resolution so moved is passed, no provisions for the automatic reappointment of the director retiring by rotation in default of another appointment shall apply.
(3) For the purposes of the, section, a motion for approving a person's appointment, or for nominating a person for appointment, shall be treated as a motion for his appointment.