(1) A society must keep at its registered office available for inspection without fee by members of the society, persons eligible for membership of the society and its creditors:(a) a copy of this Act, and(b) a copy of the rules of the society, and(c) a copy of the last accounts of the society, together with a copy of the report of the auditor on those accounts, and(d) a copy of the last directors’ report under section 134 (Directors’ reports).(2) A society must keep a copy of its rules available for inspection without fee by members of the society at each office of the society.(3) A society must, on request by a member of the society, give the member particulars of his or her financial position with the society as a member, shareholder or borrower.(4) Subject to the regulations and to section 119 (Register of members), a member may request a society to give him or her a copy of a register or any part of a register kept by the society under this Act and, where such a request is made, the society must send the copy to the member:(a) if the society requires payment of an amount prescribed by the rules—within 21 days after payment of the amount is received by the society or within such longer period as the Registrar approves, or(b) in any other case—within 21 days after the request is made or within such longer period as the Registrar approves.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.