Cancelling a friendly society registration

When your registration can be cancelled

There are several ways a registration can be cancelled.  

  • The society may be dissolved by:
    • the happening of event declared in the rules to terminate the society
    • at least 75% of members signing an instrument of dissolution
    • award of the Registrar under section 95 of the Friendly Societies and Credit Unions Act 1982 (the Act).
  • The Registrar may cancel or suspend registration under section 92 of the Act. 
  • Amalgamation or transfer of engagements to another society/branch in accordance with section 83 of the Act.