JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES, INC.
1996 STOCK OPTION PLAN
(As Amended Effective May 9, 2008)
1 . PURPOSES OF THE PLAN
This 1996 Stock Option Plan (the "Plan") is intended to promote the interests of JACK HENRY & ASSOCIATES, INC. ("JHA")
by providing a method whereby those employees of JHA or its subsidiaries who are primarily responsible for the management,
growth and financial success of JHA and its subsidiaries may be offered incentives and rewards which will encourage them to
acquire a proprietary interest, or otherwise increase their proprietary interest in JHA and remain in the service and employ of
JHA or its subsidiaries.
2 . ADMINISTRATION OF THE PLAN
(a ) The Plan shall be administered by the Board of Directors (the "Board") of JHA. The Board, however, may at any time
appoint a committee ("Committee") of two (2) or more non-employee directors and delegate to such Committee one or more of
the administrative powers allocated to the Board under the provisions of the Plan, including (without limitation) the power to
determine the person or persons to be granted options under the Plan, the number of shares to be covered by such options,
whether such options are to be incentive stock options ("Incentive Option") under Section 422 of the Internal Revenue Code of
1986, as amended (the "Code") or nonqualified options not intended to meet the requirements of Section 422, and the time or
times at which options are to be exercisable. Members of the Committee shall serve for such period of time as the Board may
determine and shall be subject to removal by the Board at any time. The Board may also at any time terminate the functions of
the Committee and reassume all powers and authority previously delegated to the Committee.
(b ) References to the Committee in various sections of the Plan shall be of no force or effect unless the Committee is at
the time responsible for the administration of the section of the Plan which includes the refer