Decisions of the board are ordinarily made through motions moved at board meetings. Occasionally, however, it may be necessary for the board to make decisions when it is not feasible for the board to come together either in person or using technology. On these occasions the use of circular resolutions (sometimes referred to as resolutions without meetings) may be appropriate.
This policy is designed to provide guidance to board members on when and how circular resolutions may be passed.
Last updated April 2020
NOTE: Your organisation’s governing document (your Constitution or Rules) may include clauses prescribing whether and how circular resolutions may be passed. Those clauses will override this policy to the extent of any inconsistency. This policy must be carefully reviewed in the light of your organisation’s governing document and particular circumstances.
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