These excerpts taken from the BP 6-K filed May 22, 2008.
Routine business at meetings
61 Routine business shall mean and include only business transacted at an annual general meeting of the following classes, that is to say:
(i) declaring dividends;
(ii) receiving and/or adopting the accounts, the reports of the Directors and auditors and other documents required to be attached or annexed to the accounts;
(iii) appointing or re-appointing Directors to fill vacancies arising at the meeting on retirement whether by rotation or otherwise;
(iv) re-appointing the retiring auditors (unless they were last appointed otherwise than by the Company in general meeting);
(v) fixing the remuneration of the auditors or determining the manner in which such remuneration is to be fixed.