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Contents (2009 - 7)
Associations Incorporation Act 2009 No 7
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 20 November 2017 at 00:49)
Part 4 Division 3 Section 37
37   General meetings
(1)  An association’s committee must ensure that the association’s first annual general meeting is held within 18 months after its registration under this Act.
Maximum penalty: 1 penalty unit.
(2)  An association’s committee must ensure that annual general meetings are held:
(a)  within 6 months after the close of the association’s financial year, or
(b)  within such further time as may be allowed by the Secretary or prescribed by the regulations.
Maximum penalty: 1 penalty unit.
(3)  If the association’s constitution so provides, a general meeting may be held at 2 or more venues using any technology that gives each of the association’s members a reasonable opportunity to participate.
(4)  In any legal proceedings, a general meeting held in accordance with subsection (3), or part of such a meeting, is not to be declared invalid on the ground that one or more of the association’s members did not have a reasonable opportunity to participate unless the court is satisfied that:
(a)  substantial injustice has been, or may be, caused, and
(b)  the injustice cannot be remedied by any other order available to the court.