COMPANIES ACT - 1963 (ACT 179)

    Section - 187 - Substitute Directors

    (1) Unless the company's Regulations otherwise provide, a company may appoint substitute directors in accordance with the provisions of this section.

    (2) A substitute director is one who is appointed to act as a deputy for another named director and as his substitute in his absence.

    (3) A substitute director shall not be counted as a director for the purposes of any provision in this Code or the company's Regulations prescribing a minimum or maximum number of directors, other than a provision relating to a quorum, and shall not be entitled to vote at any meeting of directors or any committee of directors at which the director for whom he is substitute is present.

    (4) Except as provided by subsection (3) of this section, a substitute director shall be deemed to be a full director of the company for all purposes and shall be appointed and may be removed in the same way as directors are required to be appointed and removed, and shall not cease to be a director by reason of the fact that the director for whom he is a substitute ceases to be a director.