(1) In addition to the matters specified in section 6 of the principal Act, the rules of any society may make provision for the making, amendment, or rescission of regulations or bylaws, not inconsistent with the principal Act or with the rules of the society, for such purposes as may be specified in that behalf in the rules.
(2) The making, amendment, or rescission of any regulations or bylaws pursuant to any rules in accordance with this section shall not be deemed to be an alteration of the rules within the meaning of section 21 of the principal Act.
(3) This section shall be deemed to have come into force on the date of the commencement of the principal Act.
Subsection (1) was amended, as from 27 October 1965, by section 3 Incorporated Societies Amendment Act 1965 (1965 No 88) by substituting the words
“for the making, amendment, or rescission of” for the words
“empowering the society from time to time, by resolution in general meeting, to make, amend, or rescind”.