(1) If, in the Registrar’s opinion, the rules of a society should be altered:(a) to comply with this Act, or(b) to give effect to a standard, or(c) in the interests of the members of the society, or(d) in the public interest,the Registrar may, by written notice given to the society, require it, within a reasonable period specified in the notice, to alter its rules in a way specified in the notice or otherwise in a way approved by the Registrar.(2) If the society fails to alter its rules as required by the notice, the Registrar may alter its rules by notation on the registered copy of the rules.(3) The Registrar must immediately give written notice to a society of:(a) an alteration of its rules made under this section, and(b) the day on which the alteration starts.(4) The society must give written notice of the alteration to its members not later than the day on which notice is given of the next general meeting of the society.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.(5) The notice may, with the prior written approval of the Registrar, be given by advertisement published in a newspaper circulating generally in the area in which the society operates.