The Companies Act, 1956
187. Representation of corporations at meetings of companies and of creditors.
A body corporate (whether a company within the meaning of this Act or not) may
(a)if it is a member of a company within the meaning of his Act, by resolution of its Board of directors or other governing body, authorise such person as it thinks fit to act as its representative at any meeting of the company, or at any meeting of any class of members of the company;
(b)if it is a creditor (including a holder of debentures) of a company within the meaning of this Act, by resolution of its directors or other governing body, authorise such person as it thinks fit to act as its representative at any meeting of any creditors of the company held in pursuance of this Act or of any rules made thereunder, or in pursuance of the provisions contained in any debenture or trust deed, as the case may be.
(2) A person authorised by resolution as aforesaid shall be entitled to exercise the same rights and powers (including the right to vote by proxy) on behalf of the body corporate which he represents as that body could exercise if it were 1[an individual member], creditor or holder of debentures of the company.
1. Subs. by Act 65 of 1960, sec. 48, for “a member” (w.e.f. 28-12-1960).