Incorporated Societies Act 1908

28 Dissolution by Registrar

(1)

The Registrar may make a declaration (a declaration of dissolution) that a society is dissolved, if the Registrar is satisfied that the society—

(a)

is no longer carrying on its operations; or

(b)

has been registered because of a mistake of fact or law.

(2)

The Registrar must ensure that, as soon as practicable after it is made, the declaration of dissolution is—

(a)

recorded in the register; and

(b)

published—

(i)

in the Gazette; and

(ii)

on an Internet site maintained by, or on behalf of, the Registrar, at all reasonable times, for a period of not less than 20 working days.

(3)

A society is dissolved at the time the declaration of dissolution is recorded in the register, with effect from the date of the declaration.

(4)

If the Registrar is satisfied that a declaration of dissolution was made in error and should be revoked, the Registrar may make a declaration (a declaration of revocation) that the declaration of dissolution is revoked.

(5)

The Registrar must ensure that, as soon as practicable after it is made, the declaration of revocation is—

(a)

recorded in the register; and

(b)

published—

(i)

in the Gazette; and

(ii)

on an Internet site maintained by, or on behalf of, the Registrar, at all reasonable times, for a period of not less than 20 working days.

(6)

At the time the declaration of revocation is recorded in the register the society is revived, as if no dissolution had taken place, with effect from the time that the society was dissolved.

Section 28: replaced, on 7 July 2010, by section 4 of the Incorporated Societies Amendment Act 2010 (2010 No 68).