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Section: Construction as continuation of heretofore existing laws

Statute: 14A:6-4

(1) A corporation may provide in its certificate of incorporation for the classification of its directors in respect to the time for which they shall severally hold office, but no class of directors shall hold office for a term shorter than one year or longer than five years, and the term of office of at least one class shall expire in each year. No classification of directors shall be effective prior to the first annual meeting of shareholders. (2) Any corporation having more than one class or series of shares may provide in its certificate of incorporation for the election of one or more directors by the shareholders of any class or series, to the exclusion of other shareholders. The certificate of incorporation may grant shareholders of a class or series of shares the right to elect one or more directors upon the occurrence of stated events for a specific term or a term ending upon the occurrence of stated events. L.1968, c.350; amended 1988,c.94,s.26.

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