Covid-19 Policies for Not-for-Profit Organisations

Introduction Most not-for-profit organisations recognise that they have a moral duty to ensure the health and safety of their members and others who attend those activities. They have a statutory duty do so under the Health and Safety at Work Act 2015 if they employ one of more people. Where a not-for-profit organisation uses a […]

Incorporated Societies – Transitioning to the new Regime under the Incorporated Societies Act 2022

1. Introduction An article, “The New Incorporated Societies Act – Guide for Societies”, at https://nfplaw.co.nz/the-new-incorporated-societies-act-guide-for-societies/ sets out information about the reforms effected by the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 Act. This (rather long) article sets out in detail what I believe existing incorporated societies now need to do to re-register a society under the new Act […]

The New Incorporated Societies Act – Guide for Societies

NOTE: (i) These notes, prepared by Mark von Dadelszen, provide a brief overview of the more significant elements of the Incorporated Societies Act 2022 which has now replaced the 1908 Act. (ii) New and existing societies should now be adopting new constitutions that comply with the new Act. (iii) There are estimated to be 24-26,000 […]