Limited clarity on how the transition process under the Societies Act will affect those organizations with community gaming grant funding has been provided by the BC Corporate Registry in an FAQ posted to its website.
The BC Corporate Registry has posted information on its transition package service, a $40 service which includes certified copies of a society’s original constitution, bylaws, and any filed special resolution amending the constitution and bylaws.
Ne’er do well member? Lackluster director? Subject to an improper action by the societies registry? The new Society Act (BC) (the “New Act”) provides many avenues for dispute resolution, both for internal and external disputes.
If your society has an occupational title as one of its assets, watch out: a misstep under the new Society Act (BC) (the “New Act”) could remove your title protection.
If you are transitioning a society on your own, the process is quite simple. This post details the barebones process for transition of a non-member-funded society.
When the new Societies Act comes into force, many volunteers, members, directors, and staff of BC societies may be asking what their role is and what their obligations are. Here is a handy decision tree to assist you in determining where you fit in.