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     35-1-459. Application. (1) A provision treating a corporation's indemnification of or advance for expenses to directors that is contained in its articles of incorporation, its bylaws, a resolution of its shareholders or board of directors, a contract, or other instrument is valid only if and to the extent the provision is consistent with 35-1-451 through 35-1-459. If articles of incorporation limit indemnification or advance for expenses, indemnification and advance for expenses are valid only to the extent consistent with the articles of incorporation.
     (2) Sections 35-1-451 through 35-1-459 do not limit a corporation's power to pay or reimburse expenses incurred by a director in connection with the director's appearance as a witness in a proceeding at a time when the director has not been made a named defendant or respondent to the proceeding.

     History: En. Sec. 107, Ch. 368, L. 1991.

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