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Associations Incorporation Act 2009 No 7
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.