Incorporated Societies Act 2022

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12 Registrar must refuse incorporation if Registrar considers that purposes do not comply with Act


This section applies if the Registrar considers that the proposed purposes of a society include—


an unlawful purpose; or


a purpose of carrying on the society for the financial gain of any of its members (see subpart 2 of Part 3).


The Registrar must refuse to incorporate the society until the purposes are amended to address (to the Registrar’s satisfaction) the matter.