Qualifying shareholders may cast their vote remotely on proposals relating to items on the agenda at any class of General Meeting under the following terms:
By post: by sending the signed and completed attendance and voting card issued by the organisation(s) responsible for keeping the book entries register.
Other means of remote communication: shareholders may cast their vote using a legally recognised electronic signature, or providing some other assurance to the satisfaction of the Board of Directors, under the terms of the General Shareholder Meeting Rules, to ensure authenticity and identity of shareholders exercising their voting rights. Votes cast by any of the specified means will be valid only if received by the Company no later than twenty-four hours before the stated date on which the Meeting is to be held at first call. Otherwise, they will be treated as not cast.