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evidence that the notice was given. A notice shall be deemed to be given at the expiration of 48 hours after the envelope containing it was posted or, in the case of a notice contained in an electronic communication, at the expiration of 48 hours after the time it was sent.
136. Subject to the provisions of the Companies Act 2006 and Article 6.3 every Director or other officer or auditor of the Company shall be indemnified out of the assets of the Company against any liability incurred by him in that capacity in defending any proceedings, whether civil or criminal, in which judgment is given in favour or in which he is acquitted or in connection with any application in which relief is granted to him by the court from liability for negligence, default, breach of duty or breach of trust in relation to the affairs of the Company.
137. The Directors may from time to time make such rules or bye laws as they may deem necessary or expedient or convenient for the proper conduct and management of the Company, and in particular but without prejudice to the generality of the foregoing, they may by such rules or bye laws regulate:
(a) the setting aside of the whole or any part or parts of the Company’s premises at any particular time or times or for any particular purpose or purposes;
(b) the procedure at general meetings and meetings of the Directors and committees of the Directors and meetings of the Local Governing Bodies in so far as such procedure is not regulated by the Articles; and
(c) generally, all such matters as are commonly the subject matter of Company rules.
138. The Company in general meeting shall have power to alter, add or to repeal the rules or bye laws but only with the consent of the Diocese of Chichester Education Trust . Provided that no rule or bye law shall be inconsistent with, or shall affect or repeal anything contained in the Articles.
139. Notwithstanding the number of Members from time to time, the maximum aggregate
number of votes exercisable by Local Authority Associated Persons shall never exceed
19.9% of the total number of votes exercisable by Members in general meeting and
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