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Hi, I've spent over 20 years advising leading Australian companies like these. Now, I've packed my knowledge into a unique Legal Zebra Minutes of Meeting Template for everyday Australians, just like you, even if you can't afford to hire a lawyer.

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With our downloadable Minutes of Meeting of Trustees, you can get your Trust Minutes in black & white instantly. 

The Legal Zebra Template guides you through the process, so you can confidently record your Minutes with a formal, yet easy to follow, document. 

You'll avoid "legal overwhelm" and lawyer's fees and at the same time ensure that the Minutes for your family trust, unit trust or superannuation trust are professionally recorded. 

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WHY YOU NEED MINUTES OF MEETING OF TRUSTEES

The trustees of a trust should record minutes of their meetings. Every trust must take minutes of meetings at least once a year. It’s not only a part of good corporate governance, it’s a legal requirement.


WHEN TO USE THIS MINUTES OF MEETING OF TRUSTEES

This Minutes of Trustees' Meeting Template can be used for most Australian trusts, including trusts with personal or corporate trustees.

You can use Legal Zebra's downloadable Template to put legally effecive Minutes of Meeting of Trustees in place, instantly.

The Legal Zebra Template is up to date and suitable for use in all States and Territories of Australia including NSW, Victoria, ACT, WA, SA, NT, Tasmania and Queensland. Many people outside Australia also use this document because it's so easy to use.

If your trusts' Minutes or resolutions are complicated, or the transaction has substantial value, you should seek personalised advice from a lawyer and accountant.

Here are some examples of when to use our Minutes of Meeting of Trustees Template...

Example: Directors resolve for a trust to enter into an important contract

We have agreed that our trustee company will enter into an important contract to develop the land that the trust owns. We want to record why the directors made this resolution and how the directors voted. 

Example: Distributing trust assets

We need a simple document to note the decision of the directors of the trustee company to distribute the income of the trust. We want to record the distribution in the Minutes of Meeting of Trustees so that it is legally effective and complies with the Corporations Act and tax legislation.

Example: Resolving to appoint a new director

All of the directors of our trustee company want to appoint a new director. We need a formal resolution to do this. We want a simple template to record the decision made at our last board meeting. 


WHAT'S COVERED IN THIS MINUTES OF MEETING OF TRUSTEES TEMPLATE

Legal Zebra's Australian Minutes of Meeting of Trustees Template includes these important provisions...

NAME OF THE TRUST

Include the full legal name of the trust in the Minutes. For example, the "ABC Family Trust". 

NAME & COMPANY NUMBER (ABN/ACN)

Identify the trustee. For example, if it is a corporate trustee, include details of the company's legal name and registration number. That is, the Australian Business Number (ABN) or Australian Company Number (ACN) to properly identify the company in your Minutes. 

DATE OF MEETING

Insert the date your directors' meeting.

MODE/LOCATION OF MEETING

Insert in your Board Minutes where the directors meeting occurred of if, for example, the meeting occurred by telephone

WHO ATTENDED

Insert the name of each director who attended the meeting. 

SIGNATURE OF CHAIRPERSON

The template provides space for the Chair of your directors meeting to sign off on the Minutes as an accurate record of the meeting. 

RESOLUTIONS PASSED AT THE MEETING

In this template, you can record details of the resolution, and discussion points, of the Directors' Meeting. 

LEGAL TIPS

Easy to follow tips and examples to help complete your Minutes of Meeting of Trustees Template with confidence.

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