A written record of the proceedings of directors, or shareholders, meetings. Usually a summary of the discussion at meetings and a record of formal resolutions passed. The minutes of a meeting are usually prepared by the secretary and then presented and approved at the next meeting and signed by the chairman. The completed minutes are prima facie (but not conclusive) evidence of the proceedings of the meetings.
Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.
n.A transcript of a meeting or event; a record of court proceedings.
The Essential Law Dictionary. — Sphinx Publishing, An imprint of Sourcebooks, Inc. Amy Hackney Blackwell. 2008.
1) The written record of meetings, particularly of boards of directors or shareholders of corporations, kept by the secretary of the corporation or organization.2) The record of courtroom proceedings, such as the start and recess of hearings and trials, names of attorneys, witnesses, and rulings of the court, kept by the clerk of the court or the judge.Category: Business, LLCs & Corporations → LLCs, Corporations, Partnerships, etc.Category: If, When & Where to File a LawsuitCategory: Mediation, Arbitration & Collaborative LawCategory: Small Claims Court & Lawsuits
Nolo’s Plain-English Law Dictionary. Gerald N. Hill, Kathleen Thompson Hill. 2009.
The written record of an official proceeding. The notes recounting the transactions occurring at a meeting or official proceeding; a record kept by courts and corporations for future reference.
Dictionary from West's Encyclopedia of American Law. 2005.
The written record of an official proceeding. The notes recounting the transactions occurring at a meeting or official proceeding; a record kept by courts and corporations for future reference.II Memorandum of a transaction or proceeding.
Short Dictionary of (mostly American) Legal Terms and Abbreviations.
n.1) the written record of meetings, particularly of boards of directors and/or shareholders of corporations, kept by the secretary of the corporation or organization.2) the record of courtroom proceedings, such as the start and recess of hearings and trials, names of attorneys, witnesses and rulings of the court, kept by the clerk of the court or the judge. Such court minutes are not a transcript of everything that is said, which is taken down by the court reporter if recorded at all.
Law dictionary. EdwART. 2013.
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