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  1. Powers of an incorporated association

    The association may do all things that are necessary or convenient to pursue its objects and purposes. It may: acquire, hold, deal with and dispose of any real property (land) or personal property (goods, shares, etc.);  open and operate bank accounts;  i ...

  2. Not-for-profit

    To be eligible for incorporation the association must be not-for-profit. 'Not-for-profit' refers to the membership, purpose and activity of the association. This does not mean that an association cannot make a profit from its operations. It is a ...

  3. Potential business requirements

    Registering a business name A registered business name is a trading name under which an organisation or an individual can conduct their business activities. An association does not need to register a business name if it operates under its incorporated nam ...

  4. Common seal

    A common seal is the official stamp or ‘signature’ of an association.  As a body corporate an association is entitled to have a common seal though it is not compulsory. Common seals are not expensive to purchase and can be obtained from most stationery sh ...

  5. Becoming an incorporated association

    Incorporating an association is suitable for many community and charitable groups because this structure is specifically designed for not-for-profit organisations. This chapter sets the requirements for incorporating an association.  For information about ...

  6. Which groups are eligible for incorporation?

    To be eligible for incorporation a group must: have at least six members who will have voting rights under the rules; be not-for-profit; and be formed for one or more of the purposes outlined under the Act. The Act allows incorporation for the following p ...

  7. Steps to becoming an incorporated association

    The procedure for incorporating an association involves the following steps: members agree to become incorporated; decide on a suitable name; develop a set of rules or adopt the model rules; and submit the application. 1. Agree to incorporate An incorpora ...

  8. The certificate of incorporation

    The Commissioner for Consumer Protection will approve the application if satisfied the: association is eligible for incorporation; rules of the association conform with the Act; and name of the association is appropriate in accordance with the Act. The Co ...

  9. What happens if the application is not approved?

    The Commissioner for Consumer Protection will not incorporate an association if it would be more appropriate to carry out its activities as a body corporate incorporated under some other law or the incorporation is against the public interest. If the appl ...

  10. What are the costs of incorporation?

    There is a one-off fee to become incorporated.  Once incorporated there is no annual fee but other costs incurred over time can include the cost of meeting reporting and accounting requirements, legal advice (if required) and future applications to change ...

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