The principal statutory requirement is that every company shall hold an AGM in every calendar year following Section 143, Companies Act 1965.
An EGM is held to consider a special business which are urgent and could not wait until the next AGM.
In the case of newly incorporated public listed company, a statutory meeting must be held within a specified period, i.e. not less than one month and not more than three months after the date which it is entitled to commence business, Section 142, Companies Act 1965.
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