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Contents (2009 - 7)
Associations Incorporation Act 2009 No 7
Current version for 7 July 2017 to date (accessed 24 November 2017 at 18:37)
Part 7 Division 3
Division 3 Transfer of registration
78   Application for transfer of registration declaration
(1)  An association may apply to the Secretary for a transfer of registration declaration in relation to its proposed registration under a corresponding law.
(2)  Such an application must be authorised by a special resolution passed by the association.
(3)  An application:
(a)  must be in the approved form, and
(b)  must identify the corresponding law under which the association proposes to seek registration, and
(c)  must include a copy of the special resolution referred to in subsection (2), and
(d)  must include any information required by the regulations, and
(e)  must be accompanied by the fee prescribed by the regulations.
79   Decision on application
(1)  The Secretary may determine an association’s application for a transfer of registration declaration:
(a)  by making the transfer of registration declaration in terms:
(i)  that identify the corresponding law under which the association proposes to seek registration, and
(ii)  that indicate that the Secretary has no objection to the association becoming registered under that law, or
(b)  by refusing the application.
(2)  An application for a transfer of registration declaration may be refused if the application does not comply with section 78.
(3)  On making a transfer of registration declaration, the Secretary is to cause a certificate as to the terms of the declaration to be given to the applicant.
80   Effect of transfer of registration declaration
(1)  A transfer of registration declaration authorises the association to which it relates to transfer its incorporation to the corresponding law identified in the declaration.
(2)  If the association becomes registered under the corresponding law, the Secretary must cancel its registration under this Act.
(3)  On cancelling an association’s registration, the Secretary is to cause notice of that fact to be published in the Gazette and to be given to the association.
(4)  Any notice to be given to an association under subsection (3) must be sent:
(a)  by post addressed to the association at the association’s official address, or
(b)  if the Secretary suspects that the association’s official address is no longer in use:
(i)  by post addressed to the association at another address that appears to the Secretary to be an address that is used by the association, or
(ii)  by email addressed to the association at an email address that appears to the Secretary to be an email address that is used by the association.