Section 10 - Members liable to be sued as strangers : Societies
Registration Act 1860
Members liable to be sued as strangers is defined under Section 10 of
Societies Registration Act 1860
Section 10 of Societies Registration Act 1860: "Members liable
to be sued as strangers"
Any member who may be in arrear of a subscription
which according to the rules of the society he is
bound to pay, or who shall possess himself or detain
any property of the society in a manner or for a
time contrary to such rules, or shall injure or
destroy any property of the society, may be sued for
such arrear or for the damage accruing from such
detention, injury, or destruction of property in the
manner hereinbefore provided.
Recovery by successful defendant of costs adjudged. But if
the defendant shall be successful in any suit or other
proceeding brought against him at the instance of the society,
and shall' be adjudged to recover his costs, he may elect to
proceed to recover the same from the officer in whose name the
suit shall be brought, or from the society, and in the latter
case shall have process against the property of the said society
in the manner above described.