(a) The board of directors shall appoint one or more inspectors to act at the meeting
or any adjournment thereof and make a written report thereof. The board of directors may designate one or more persons as alternate inspectors
to replace any inspector who fails to act. If no inspector or alternate has been appointed, or if such persons are unable to
act at a meeting of shareholders, the person presiding at the meeting shall appoint
one or more inspectors to act at the meeting. Each inspector, before entering upon the discharge of his duties, shall take and
sign an oath faithfully to execute the duties of inspector at such meeting with strict
impartiality and according to the best of his ability.
(b) Unless otherwise provided in the certificate of incorporation or by-laws, paragraph
(a) of this section shall not apply to a corporation that does not have a class of
voting stock that is listed on a national securities exchange or authorized for quotation
on an interdealer quotation system of a registered national securities association. Notwithstanding the foregoing, any corporation may take the actions set forth in
paragraph (a) of this section.
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