Industrial & Provident Societies Register

Industrial and provident societies established under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1908

List of help guides

  • About the register

    Industrial and provident societies provide benefits for their members and operate under registered rules.

  • Registering

    Industrial and provident societies are registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1908.

  • Filing requirements

    Each society must register an annual return and some may need to file financial statements.

  • Keeping your details up to date

    You must notify us if you change your rules, registered office address, name or amalgamate with another society.​

  • Closing a society

    An industrial and provident society may have its registration cancelled, or it can be dissolved or put into liquidation

News and notices

We’re accepting ‘remote’ declarations during COVID-19

In response to the need for physical distancing during COVID-19, the Companies Office will, as a temporary measure, accept statutory declarations that meet the requirements of the Oaths and Declarations Act 1957 but are taken by alternative means.

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