17.3. Recording of Minutes
17.3.1 Minutes shall contain a fair and correct summary of the proceedings of the Meeting.
The Company Secretary shall record the proceedings of the Meetings. Where there is no Company Secretary, any other person authorised by the Board or by the Chairman in this behalf shall record the proceedings.
The Chairman shall ensure that the proceedings of the Meeting are correctly recorded.
The Chairman has absolute discretion to exclude from the Minutes, matters which in his opinion are or could reasonably be regarded as defamatory of any person, irrelevant or immaterial to the proceedings or which are detrimental to the interests of the company.
17.3.2 Minutes shall be written in clear, concise and plain language.
Minutes shall be written in third person and past tense. Resolutions shall however be written in present tense.
Minutes need not be an exact transcript of the proceedings at the Meeting.
17.3.3 Each item of business taken up at the Meeting shall be numbered.
Numbering shall be in a manner which would enable ease of reference or cross-reference.