Tuesday 21 July 2020

Advantages of Association

Advantages of Association

# Many associations donate to charity events and provide member volunteer support and participation as a group.

# Networking opportunities.

# They provide you with an excellent opportunity to network with other professionals and entrepreneurs in your field.

# Enhanced benefits programs: (Some associations offer members access to group health care benefits and other perks as a reward for your investment.)

# Networking platform for knowledge share, discussion, exposure and ideation in the field of Housekeeping.

# Inside access to innovations and new developments. Associations let you stay on top of new products, services and innovations within your industry, helping you maintain a competitive and informational edge.

# Opportunities to give back to the community. You can use your membership to share your knowledge with other member businesses and promote a stronger sense of community cooperation

Monday 20 July 2020

Forming an association/society under Society Registration Act, 1860

Association Registration, under The Society Registration Act 1860

Topic 1: Purpose of forming an association.
According to section 20 of Society Act, 1860, a society registration can be done for following purposes:

   #Promotion of fine arts
    #Diffusion of political education
    #Grant of charitable assistance
   # Promotion of science and literature
    #Creation of military orphan funds
    #Maintenance or foundation of galleries or public museum
    #Maintenance or foundation of reading rooms or libraries
   # Promotion or diffusion or instruction of useful knowledge
    #Collections of natural history
    #Collections of mechanical and philosophical inventions, designs, or instruments

Topic 2: Steps for Registering a society

# A Society can be created by a minimum of 7 or more persons.

# Founded by more than one

# Society registration is maintained by state governments. Thus, the application for society registration must be created to the specific authority of the state, where the registered office of society is situated. (In this case, it's Chennai)

# Select name of association, Then prepare the Memorandum, followed by Rules & Regulations of the society/Association.

Topic 3: Documents required to register a society

1. PAN Card of all the members

2. The Residence Proof of all the members of the society. The following can be used as a valid residence proof:

   #Bank Statement
    #Aadhaar Card
    #Utility Bill
    #Driving License

3. Address proof of registered office of society as well as no-objection certificate (NOC) issued by landlord.

Topic 4: Rules and Regulations

Rules and regulations of the Society also have to be prepared which will contain the following information:

1. Rules and regulations by which the working of the society will be governed and the maintenance of day to day activities.

 2. It will contain the rules for taking the membership of the society

 3. The details about the meetings of the society and the frequency with which they are going to be held is to be mentioned. (Once a year annual general meeting should be conducted)

 4. Information about the auditors

5. Forms of Arbitration in case of any dispute between the members of the society. 

6. Ways for the dissolution of the society will also be mentioned.(in case we want to dissolve the association)

7. The articles of association which also includes rules for being the members of the society, also the ways of removing a membership, general body details, subscription details, meeting details.

Once the rules have been formed, they can be changed but the new set of rules will be signed by the President, Chairman, Vice President and the Secretary of the Society.

The registration also makes it easy for the legal procedures to be taken against or for society. The registration once filed will usually take one month for completion.

Enjoy your reading :-)

Advocate Preethi N
B.Sc L.L.B