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16. Committee members' representatives

(1) A member of the creditors' committee may, in relation to the business of the creditors' committee, be represented by another person duly authorised by the member for that purpose.
(2) A person acting as a committee member's representative must hold a letter of authority entitling that person to act (either generally or specially) and authenticated by or on behalf of the committee member.
(3) A proxy in relation to a meeting of creditors shall (unless it contains a statement to the contrary) be treated as a letter of authority to act generally authenticated by or on behalf of the committee member.
(4) The chairman at a meeting of the creditors' committee may call on a person claiming to act as a committee member's representative to produce a letter of authority, and may exclude that person if it appears to the chairman that the authority is deficient.
(5) No person may be represented by —
(a) another member of the creditors' committee;
(b) a person who is at the same time representing another committee member;
(c) a body corporate; or
(d) a disqualified Director.
(6) Where a representative authenticates any document on behalf of a committee member the fact that the representative authenticates as a representative must be stated below the authentication.