Unincorporated Non-profit Associations Act 2008


UNIFORM UNINCORPORATED NONPROFIT ASSOCIATIONS ACT

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

1. Definitions

  • “governing principle”
  • “majority vote”
  • “manager”
  • “member”
  • “nonprofit association”
  • “person”

2. Evidence of governing principles

3.(1) Interpretation of “nonprofit association”

(2) Effect of joint ownership

APPLICATION OF THIS ACT AND OTHER LAWS

(1) Application of Act

(2) Exception — application of foreign law

4. (3) Regulations

5. General principle of law or equity

6. Conflict with other Act or regulation

LEGAL STATUS, CAPACITY AND POWERS

7. Separate legal entity

8. Continuing existence

9. Legal capacity and powers

10. Transitional — transferred property

CLAIMS AND LIABILITIES

11. No effect on earlier claims

12.Liability of association

13.(1) Limited liability of member or manager

(2) Member or manager liable for own conduct

(3) Member or manager liable under contract

GOVERNANCE

Members

14.(1) Becoming or ceasing to be a member

(2) Membership is voluntary

15 (1) Membership decisions

(2) Notice and quorum for meetings of members

16 Member is not an agent

17 Membership not transferable

Managers

18 (1) Selection or dismissal of managers

(2) Members as managers

19 (1) Rights and responsibilities of managers

(2) Notice and quorum for meetings of managers

20 Manager’s duties of loyalty, good faith and care

21 (1) Association may indemnify manager

(2) Association may advance litigation expenses

(3) Association may obtain insurance

(4) “Manager” includes former manager

Access to Records

22 (1) Access to records

(2) Membership lists

23 Restrictions on access and use

MERGER

24 (1) Capacity to merge

(2) Plan of merger

(3) Approval of merger

(4) Effect of merger

DISSOLUTION AND WINDING UP

25 How association may be dissolved

26 Procedures for winding up

COMING INTO FORCE

27 Coming into force

FOOTNOTES

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