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Section 17 - Registration of societies formed before Act : Societies Registration Act 1860

 

 

Registration of societies formed before Act is defined under Section 17 of Societies Registration Act 1860

Section 17 of Societies Registration Act 1860: "Registration of societies formed before Act"

Any company or society established for a literary, scientific or charitable purpose, and registered under Act 43 of 1850, or any such society established and constituted previously to the passing of this Act but not registered under the said Act 43 of 1850, may at any time hereafter be registered as a society under this Act;

Assent required. Subject to the proviso that no such company or society shall be registered under this Act unless an assent to its being so registered has been given by three-fifths of the members present personally, or by proxy, at some general meeting convened for that purpose by the governing body.

In the case of a company or society registered under Act 43 of 1850, the directors shall be deemed to be such governing body.

In the case of a society not so registered, if no such body shall have been constituted on the establishment of the society, it shall be competent for the members thereof, upon due notice, to create for itself a governing body to act for the society thenceforth.

 

 

 

SOCIETIES REGISTRATION ACT 1860

Section 1 - Societies formed by memorandum of association and registration

Section 2 - Memorandum of association

Section 3 - Registration and fees

Section 4 - Annual list of managing body to be filed

Section 5 - Property of society how vested

 

 

Section 6 - Suits by and against societies

Section 7 - Suits not to abate

Section 8 - Enforcement of judgment against society

Section 9 - Recovery of penalty accruing under bye-law

Section 10 - Members liable to be sued as strangers

 

 

Section 11 - Members guilty of offences punishable as strangers

Section 12 - Societies enabled to alter, extend, or abridge their purposes

Section 13 - Provision for dissolution of societies and adjustment of their affairs

Section 14 - Upon a dissolution no member to receive profit

Section 15 - Member defined

 

 

Section 16 - Governing body defined

Section 17 - Registration of societies formed before Act

Section 18 - Such societies to file memorandum, etc., with Registrar of Joint-stock Companies

Section 19 - Inspection of documents

Section 20 - To what Societies Act applies

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