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PART 2 N.I.AMENDMENTS CONSEQUENTIAL ON SECTION 8

Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (c. 24)N.I.

12—(1) Section 15 (cancellation of registration of society) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In subsection (1)(c)(ii) for “neither of the conditions specified in section 1(2) is fulfilled” substitute “ the relevant registration condition is not met ”.

(3) After subsection (1) insert—

(1A) For the purposes of subsection (1)(c)(ii) the relevant registration condition is not met if—

(a)in the case of a society registered as a co-operative society, the condition in section 1(2)(a)(i) is not met;

(b)in the case of a society registered as a community benefit society, the condition in section 1(2)(a)(ii) is not met;

(c)in the case of a pre-2016 Act society, neither of the conditions in section 1(2)(a) is met..

13  In section 65(a) (power of registrar to petition for winding up) for “section 1(2)” substitute “ section 1(2)(a) ”.N.I.

(14) In section 101(1) (interpretation)—

(a)after the definition of “persons claiming through a member” insert—

pre-2016 Act society” has the meaning given by section 1A;;

(b)for the definition of “registered society” substitute—

registered society” has the meaning given by section 1A;.

15  In section 104(1) (short title) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

Fish Industry Act (Northern Ireland) 1972 (c. 4)N.I.

16  In section 2(3) (grants for purposes connected with co-operative activities) for “not registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ not a registered society within the meaning of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

17—(1) Section 9 (acquisition of businesses etc. in the fish industry) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In subsection (1)(a) for “industrial and provident society” substitute “ registered society ”.

(3) In subsection (3) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.

(4) In subsection (5)—

(a)omit the definition of “industrial and provident society”;

(b)at the appropriate place insert—

registered society” has the same meaning as in the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;.

The Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 (NI 7)N.I.

18  In Article 1 (title etc.) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 ”.N.I.

19—(1) Article 2 (interpretation etc.) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In paragraph (2) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.

(3) In paragraph (3) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts (Northern Ireland) 1969 and 1976” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Acts (Northern Ireland) 1969 and 1976 ”.

The Property (Discharge of Mortgage by Receipt) (Northern Ireland) Order 1983 (NI 9)N.I.

20  In Article 3(10) (discharge of mortgage by receipt) in the definition of “mortgage” for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

The Credit Unions (Northern Ireland) Order 1985 (NI 12)N.I.

21  In Article 2(2) (interpretation) in the definition of “credit union” for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

22  In Article 60(1)(c)(i) (cancellation of registration) for “or the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ (or the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969) ”.N.I.

23  In Article 63(b) (petition for winding up) for “or the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ (or the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969) ”.N.I.

24  In Schedule 4 (savings), in paragraph 1 for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

The Industrial Relations (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (NI 5)N.I.

25  In Article 3(4) (definition and status of trade union) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

The Housing (Northern Ireland) Order 1992 (NI 15)N.I.

26  In Article 3 (interpretation of Part 2) in the definition of “the Act of 1969” for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

27  In Article 23(12) (inquiries into affairs of registered housing associations) for “an industrial and provident society” substitute “ a society ”.N.I.

The Company Directors Disqualification (Northern Ireland) Order 2002 (NI 4)N.I.

28—(1) Article 25A (application of Order to registered societies) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) For paragraph (1) substitute—

(1) This Order applies to registered societies within the meaning of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (“the 1969 Act”) as it applies to companies..

(3) In paragraph (2)(a) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the 1969 Act ”.

The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 2005 (NI 10)N.I.

29  In Article 10(2) (application of law about company arrangement or administration to non-company) for the words from “a society” to the end substituteN.I.

(a)a registered society within the meaning of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969, or

(b)a credit union within the meaning of the Credit Unions (Northern Ireland) Order 1985..

The Industrial and Provident Societies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 (NI 3)N.I.

30  In Article 1(1) (title etc.) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 ”.N.I.

31  In Article 2(2) (interpretation) in the definition of “the principal Act” for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

32  In Article 9(8) (community benefit societies: power to restrict use of assets) for the definition of “community benefit society” substitute—N.I.

community benefit society” means—

(a)a society registered under the principal Act as a community benefit society, or

(b)a pre-2016 Act society (as defined by section 1A of the principal Act) that meets the condition in section 1(2)(a)(ii) of the principal Act;.

33—(1) Article 10 (power to modify statutory provisions relating to industrial and provident societies) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In paragraph (2) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts (Northern Ireland) 1969 and 1976” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Acts (Northern Ireland) 1969 and 1976 ”.

(3) In the title for “industrial and provident societies” substitute “ registered societies ”.

Charities Act (Northern Ireland) 2008 (c. 12)N.I.

34—(1) Section 112 (conversion of charitable company or registered industrial and provident society) is amended as follows.N.I.

(2) In subsection (1)(b) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 (“the 1969 Act”). ”.

(3) In subsection (8) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the 1969 Act ”.

(4) In subsection (12)(b) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the 1969 Act ”.

(5) In the heading for “registered industrial and provident society” substitute “ registered society ”.

35  In section 114(3)(b) (conversion: supplementary) for “the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969” substitute “ the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 ”.N.I.

Local Government Act (Northern Ireland) 2014 (c. 8)N.I.

36  In Part 2 of Schedule 6 (access to information: exempt information) in paragraph 8 for sub-paragraph (a) substitute—N.I.

(a)the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;.

General modificationsN.I.

37  Subject to the provisions of this Schedule and of any regulations under section 16—N.I.

(a)a reference in any statutory provision to an industrial and provident society within the meaning of the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 is to be read as a reference to a registered society within the meaning of the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;

(b)a reference in any statutory provision to the Industrial and Provident Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969 is to be read as a reference to the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969;

(c)a reference in any statutory provision to the Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) (Northern Ireland) Order 1976 is to be read as a reference to the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Northern Ireland) Order 1976;

(d)a reference in any statutory provision to the Industrial and Provident Societies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006 is to be read as a reference to the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies (Northern Ireland) Order 2006.

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