Notice is hereby given that a special meeting of shareholders of 1st National Bank St. Lucia Limited (“the Bank”) will be held at the Conference Room of the Finance Administrative Centre, Pointe Seraphine, Castries on the 4th day of November, 2021 at 5:00 p.m. To consider and adopt a Special Resolution to amend the Bank’s By-Law No.1 to facilitate virtual and hybrid meetings of shareholders.

WHEREAS the Board of Directors has deemed it necessary due primarily to the physical distancing restrictions prescribed by the governing Covid-19 ( Prevention and Control) ( Prohibition of Assembly) Protocols, to amend  By Law No. 1, to enable the Board of Directors to convene meetings of shareholders with persons physically present or by electronic means, or a combination of the two, known as hybrid meetings (i.e. a combination of some shareholders participating by electronic means whilst others may be physical present).


1. By Law No.1 be amended to include two new sub-clauses 11.6 and 11.7 respectively and that the rest of clause 11 be re-numbered. accordingly.

2.The two new sub-clauses shall read respectively as follows:

11.6.  In addition to the provisions of clauses 11.1 to 11.5 respectively, the Board may, determine that a meeting of shareholders be convened in whole or in part by means of electronic, remote, telephone or teleconference communication systems.

11.7 Where the Board has determined that a meeting of shareholders shall be convened using electronic, remote, telephone or teleconference communication systems, sufficient detail shall be provided to the shareholders to allow them to join or connect to the meeting and the technology utilized shall enable persons participating in the meeting to hear each other, and allow shareholders to vote either publicly or by ballot, by such communication systems as the directors may determine. A shareholder who participates in a meeting of shareholders by such means is, for the purpose of the Act, present at the meeting.

3. This special resolution takes immediate effect.


 A Shareholder entitled to attend the meeting and vote may appoint a proxy to vote in his/her place.  A person appointed by proxy need not be a shareholder.  The instrument appointing a proxy shall be in writing under the hand of the appointer or of his/her attorney duly authorized in writing, or if such appointer is a corporation, either under its common seal or under the hand of an officer or authority so authorized.  The instrument appointing a proxy and the power of attorney or other authority if any under which it is signed or a notarially certified copy of that power of authority shall be deposited at the registered office of THE COMPANY not less than forty eight hours before the time for holding the meeting at which the person named in the instrument proposes to vote and in default the instrument of proxy shall not be treated as valid.

Carleen Jn. Baptiste-St. Marthe
Acting Corporate Secretary