Incorporated Societies Act 2022

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Subpart 4—Committee and officers


45 Committee


Every society must have a committee.


The committee must comprise 3 or more officers who are qualified to be elected or appointed under section 47.


A majority of the officers on the committee must be made up of either or both of the following:


members of the society:


representatives of bodies corporate that are members of the society.


A society (society A) has a committee of 5 officers.

Two of the officers are members of society A. One of the other officers represents another incorporated society (society B). Society B is a member of society A. Together these 3 officers are a majority on the committee.

The other 2 officers are independent officers.


Subsection (3) does not apply in the circumstances prescribed in the regulations.