(1) An entity is deregistered as a charitable entity if it is removed from the register.
(2) An entity is removed from the register if the Board directs that a notice be registered in the register that—
(a) states that the entity is removed from the register; and
(b) states the date on which the removal is effective.
(3) The entity ceases to be a charitable entity on the date referred to in subsection (2)(b).
(4) The Board may, if it has removed an entity from the register, make either or both of the following orders:
(a) an order that an application for the re-registration of the entity as a charitable entity must not be made before the expiry of a specified period:
(b) an order disqualifying an officer of the entity from being an officer of a charitable entity for a specified period that does not exceed 5 years.
Section 31(2): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 16(1) of the Charities Amendment Act (No 2) 2012 (2012 No 43).
Section 31(4): amended, on 1 July 2012, by section 16(1) of the Charities Amendment Act (No 2) 2012 (2012 No 43).