Bylaws Bylaws (2005)Full Document 

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Bylaws

 

 

 

BY-LAWS

 

OF

 

Transamerica IDEX Mutual Funds (the “Trust”)

 

ARTICLE I

 

FISCAL YEAR AND OFFICES

 

Section 1. Fiscal Year. The fiscal year of the Trust shall be established by resolution of the Board of Trustees.

 

Section 2. Delaware Office. The Board of Trustees shall establish a registered office in the State of Delaware and shall appoint as the Trust's registered agent for service of process in the State of Delaware an individual resident of the State of Delaware or a Delaware corporation or a foreign corporation authorized to transact business in the State of Delaware; in each case the business office of such registered agent for service of process shall be identical with the registered Delaware office of the Trust.

 

Section 3. Other Offices. The Board of Trustees may at any time establish branch or subordinate offices at any place or places where the Trust intends to do business.

 

ARTICLE II

 

MEETINGS OF SHAREHOLDERS

 

Section 1. Place of Meeting. Meetings of the shareholders for the election of Trustees shall be held in such place as shall be fixed by resolution of the Board of Trustees and stated in the notice of the meeting.

 

Section 2. Annual Meetings. An Annual Meeting of shareholders will not be held unless the Investment Company Act of 1940 requires the election of Trustees to be acted upon.

 

Section 3. Special Meetings. Special Meetings of shareholders may be called at any time by the Chairperson, or President, or by a majority of the Board of Trustees, and shall be called by the Secretary upon written request of the holders of shares entitled to cast not less than twenty percent of all the votes entitled to be cast at such meeting provided that (a) such request shall state the purposes of such meeting and the matters proposed to be acted on and (b) the shareholders requesting such meeting shall have paid to the Trust the reasonable estimated cost of preparing and mailing the notice thereof, which the Secretary shall determine and specify to such shareholders. No Special Meeting need be called upon the request of shareholders entitled to cast less than a majority of all votes entitled to be cast at such meeting to consider any matter which is substantially the same as a matter voted on at any meeting of the shareholders held during the preceding twelve

 

 

months. The foregoing provisions of this Section 3 notwithstanding a Special Meeting of shareholders shall be called upon the request of the holders of at least ten percent of the votes entitled to be cast for the purpose of consideration removal of a Trustee from office as provided in Section 16(c) of the Investment Company Act of 1940.

 

Section 4. Notice. Not less than ten, nor more than ninety days before the date of every Annual or Special Meeting of shareholders, the Secretary shall cause to be mailed to each shareholder entitled to vote at such meeting at his or her address (as it appears on the records of the Trust at the time of mailing) written notice stating the time and place of the meeting and, in the case of a Special Meeting of shareholders, shall be limited to the purposes stated in the notice. Notice of adjournment of a Shareholders Meeting to another time or place need not be given, if such time and place are announced at the meeting.

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