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Incorporated societies: Key changes and compliance

Incorporated societies: Key changes and compliance

Written by:
Ross Bedford
With approximately 24,000 incorporated societies in New Zealand, ranging from substantial business-like entities to modest sporting clubs, the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 ("New Act") influence is far-reaching. Regardless of size, all incorporated societies will be affected, so it is crucial to understand and prepare for the implications of the New Act to avoid potential consequences for non-compliance.
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Fundamental changes to the Incorporated Societies Regime - it's time to review your constitution

Fundamental changes to the Incorporated Societies Regime - it's time to review your constitution

Written by:
Linda Packer
The new Incorporated Societies Act 2022 ("Act") received Royal Assent on 5 April 2022, in replacement of the Incorporated Societies Act 1908 ("old Act") and is coming into force in stages. The Act significantly changes governance and accountability obligations for incorporated societies. Re-registration under the new Act is required for all existing incorporated societies to continue to exist.
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