What are the requirements of the Companies Act (Cap486, Laws of Kenya) regarding calling the annual general meeting of a registered company?

This is an ordinary general meeting.
• Under the provisions of the Companies Act every company must in each year hold a general meeting on its annual general meeting.
• Notice of the meeting must state that it is the annual general meeting.
• The first annual general meeting must be held within 18 months of incorporation and subsequently 15 months must not elapse from the date of one annual general meeting to that of the next.
• If the first annual general meeting is held, no other meeting need be held within 2 years of incorporation.
• The annual general meeting is ordinarily convened a 21 day notice.
• Failure to hold the meeting renders the company and every office in default liable to a fine not exceeding Kshs. 2,000.

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