SectionsParticulars
1Societies formed by memorandum of association and registration
Any seven or more persons associated for any literary, scientific, or charitable purpose, or for any such purpose as is described in section 20 of this Act, m...
2Memorandum of association
The memorandum of association shall contain the following things, that is to say,- the name of the society; the object of the society; the names, addresses, an...
3Registration and fees
Upon such memorandum and certified copy being filed, the Registrar shall certify under his hand that the society is registered under this Act. There shall be ...
4Annual list of managing body to be filed
Once in every year, on or before the fourteenth day succeeding the day on which, according to the rules of the society, the annual general meeting of the soci...
5Property of society how vested
The property, movable and immovable belonging to a society registered under this Act, if not vested in trustees, shall be deemed to be vested, for the time be...
6Suits by and against societies
Every society registered under this Act may sue or be sued in the name of President, Chairman, or Principal Secretary, or trustees, as shall be determined by ...
7Suits not to abate
No suit or proceeding in any Civil Court shall abate or discontinue by reason of the person, by or against whom such suit or proceedings shall have been broug...
8Enforcement of judgment against society
If a judgment shall be recovered against the person or officer named on behalf of the society, such judgment shall not be put in force against the property, m...
9Recovery of penalty accruing under bye-law
Whenever by any bye-law duly made in accordance with the rules and regulations of the society, or, if the rules do not provide for the making of bye-laws, by ...
10Members 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 of or detain an...
11Members guilty of offences punishable as strangers
Any member of the society who shall steal, purloin, or embezzle any money or other property, or willfully, and maliciously destroy or injure any property of s...
12Societies enabled to alter, extend or abridge their purposes
Whenever it shall appear to the governing body of any society registered under this Act, which has been established for any particular purpose or purposes, th...
13Provision for dissolution of societies and adjustment of their affairs
Any number not less than three-fifths of the members of any society may determine that it shall be dissolved, and thereupon it shall be dissolved forthwith, o...
14Upon a dissolution no member to receive profit
If upon the dissolution of any society registered under this Act there shall remain, after the satisfaction of all its debts and liabilities, any property wha...
15Member defined
For the purposes of this Act a member of a society shall be a person who, having been admitted therein according to the rules and regulations thereof, shall h...
16Governing body defined
The governing body of the society shall be the governors, council, directors, committee, trustees, or other body to whom by the rules and regulations of the s...
17Registration of societies formed before Act
Any company or society established for a literary, scientific or charitable purpose, and registered under Act 43 of 1850 7, or any such society established an...
18Such societies to file memorandum, etc. with Registrar of Joint-stock Companies
In order to any such society as is mentioned in the last proceeding section obtaining registry under this Act, it shall be sufficient that the governing body ...
19Inspection of documents
Any person may inspect all documents filed with the Registrar under this Act on payment of a fee of one rupee for each inspection; and any person may require ...
20To what societies Act applies
The following societies may be registered under this Act:- Charitable societies, the military orphan funds or societies established at the several presidencie...
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