This excerpt taken from the PCLN 8-K filed Sep 29, 2005.
25. ALTERNATE DIRECTORS
25.1 Any director (other than an alternate director) may appoint any other director, or any other person approved by resolution of the directors and willing to act, to be an alternate director and may remove from office an alternate director so appointed by him. Any appointment or removal of an alternate director shall be by notice to the Company signed by the director making or revoking the appointment or in any other manner approved by the directors. The notice may be: