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Section 6 - Suits by and against societies : Societies Registration Act 1860

 

 

Suits by and against societies is defined under Section 6 of Societies Registration Act 1860

Section 6 of Societies Registration Act 1860: "Suits by and against societies"

Every society registered under this Act may sue or be sued in the name of the president, chairman, or principal secretary, or trustees, as shall be determined by the rules and regulations of the society, and, in default of such determination, in the name of such persons as shall be appointed by the governing body for the occasion :

Provided that it shall be competent for any person having a claim or demand against the society, to sue the president or chairman, or principal secretary or the trustees thereof, if on application to the governing body some other officer or person be not nominated to be the defendant.

 

 

 

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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