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appointed by the directors of a firm as responsible for ensuring that firm's
obligations under the
are complied with. His or her
duties include (1) calling meetings, (2)
of the meetings, (3) keeping
, (4) proper
payments, and (5) proper drafting and
of agreements, contracts, and resolutions. A company
of the firm and, if
responsibilities, not be its
. If a firm has only two directors, one may act as its secretary; but a sole director may not.
A firm (such as of accountants) may not act as a company secretary for any firm. Called
in the US.
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