These excerpts taken from the BP 6-K filed May 22, 2008.
Directors powers to establish verification procedures in connection with proxies
85 From time to time the Directors may (consistently with the Statutes and these Articles) make such regulations and establish such procedures as they consider appropriate to receive and verify the appointment or revocation of a proxy. Any
such regulations may be general, or specific to a particular meeting. Without limitation, any such regulations may include provisions that the Directors (or some person or persons appointed by them) may conclusively determine any matter or dispute relating:
(i) to the appointment or revocation, or purported appointment or revocation, of a proxy; and/or
(ii) to any instruction contained or allegedly contained in any such appointment,
and any such regulations may also include rebuttable or conclusive presumptions of any fact concerning those matters. The Directors may from time to time modify or revoke any such regulations as they think fit, provided that no subsisting valid appointment or revocation of a proxy or any vote instruction shall thereby be rendered invalid.
such regulations may be
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