The Societies Act FAQ

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Date Published/Updated: 
Tuesday, April 5, 2016

The Societies Act comes into force November 28, 2016.

This resource addresses some frequently asked questions on how the new Societies Act will affect the ongoing work of your board and organization.

DISCLAIMER: The information provided in this document is a summary only. Although believed to be correct at the time of issue, it does not reflect subsequent changes in the law. The information is provided on the understanding that it does not constitute legal advice or establish a solicitor/client relationship. The contents are intended for general information purposes only and are, under no circumstances, to be relied on for legal decision-making. Readers are advised to consult with a qualified lawyer for legal advice concerning the specifics of their particular situation.

*Content provided by Michael Blatchford and Bryan Millman of Bull Housser in coordination with Vantage Point

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