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Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1965 (repealed)

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. Registered societies

    1. 1. Societies which may be registered.

    2. 2. Registration of society.

    3. 3. Registration to effect incorporation of society with limited liability.

    4. 4. Existing societies deemed to be registered.

    5. 4A. Pre-2010 Act societies

  3. Name and maximum shareholding

    1. 5. Name of society.

    2. 5A.Status of charitable societies to appear on correspondence etc

    3. 6. Maximum shareholding in society.

  4. Operations of registered society

    1. 7. Carrying on of banking by societies.

    2. 8. Operations of registered society

  5. Capacity of society and power of committee to bind it

    1. 7A.Capacity of society not limited by its rules .

    2. 7B.Power of committee to bind society .

    3. 7C.No duty to enquire as to capacity of society or authority of committee.

    4. 7D.Application of sections 7A and 7B to charitable societies .

    5. 7E.Transactions with committee members and other persons in excess of powers .

    6. 7F.Definitions relating to section 7E .

  6. Provisions as to rules

    1. 9. Acknowledgment of registration of rules.

    2. 10. Amendment of registered rules.

    3. 11. Rules as to fund for purchase of government securities.

    4. 12. Rules of agricultural, horticultural or forestry society.

    5. 13. Supplementary provisions as to rules.

    6. 14. Rules to bind members.

    7. 15. Provision of copies of rules.

  7. Cancellation, suspension or refusal of registration of society or rules

    1. 16. Cancellation of registration of society.

    2. 17. Suspension of registration of society.

    3. 18. Appeal from refusal, cancellation or suspension of registration of society or rules.

  8. Membership and special provisions affecting members

    1. 19. Bodies corporate as members of society.

    2. 20. Members under 21.

    3. 21. Advances to members.

    4. 22. Remedy for debts from members.

    5. 23. Nomination to property in society.

    6. 24. Proceedings on death of nominator.

    7. 25. Provision for intestacy.

    8. 26. Payments in respect of mentally incapable persons.

    9. 27. Validity of payment to persons apparently entitled.

  9. Contracts, property, et ceteralaetc., of society

    1. 28. Promissory notes and bills of exchange.

    2. 29. Contracts.

    3. 29A. Purported contracts, deeds and obligations .

    4. 29B.Common seal.

    5. 29C.Methods for execution of documents: England and Wales .

    6. 29D.Execution of documents: Scotland.

    7. 29E.Power of society to have official seal for use abroad.

    8. 29F.Effect of use of official seal .

    9. 29G.Authorisation of use of official seal .

    10. 30. Holding of land.

    11. 31. Investments.

    12. 32. Proxy voting by societies.

    13. 33. Discharge of mortgages in England and Wales.

    14. 34. Discharge of securities in Scotland.

    15. 35. Receipt on payment of moneys secured to a society.

    16. 36. Execution of deeds in Scotland.

  10. Accounts, et ceteralaetc.

    1. 37, 38. Accounts,

    2. 39. Annual returns.

    3. 39A.Year of account (existing registrations)

    4. 39B.Year of account (new registrations)

    5. 40. Display of latest balance sheet.

  11. Officers, receivers, et ceteralaetc.

    1. 41. Security by officers.

    2. 42. Duty of officers of society to account.

    3. 43. Duties of receiver or manager of society’s property.

    4. 43A.Floating charge holder not to appoint administrative receiver

  12. Registers, books, et ceteralaetc.

    1. 44. Register of members and officers.

    2. 45. Restriction on inspection of books.

    3. 46. Inspection of books by members, etc.

    4. 47. Inspection of books by order of registrar.

    5. 48. Production of documents and provision of information for certain purposes.

    6. 49. Appointment of inspectors and calling of special meetings.

  13. Amalgamations, transfers of engagements and conversions

    1. 50. Amalgamation of societies.

    2. 51. Transfer of engagements between societies.

    3. 52. Conversion into, amalgamation with, or transfer of engagements to company.

    4. 53. Conversion of company into registered society.

    5. 54. Saving for rights of creditors.

  14. Dissolution of society

    1. 55.Dissolution of society

    2. 56. Power of FCA and PRA to petition for winding up.

    3. 57. Liability of members in winding up.

    4. 58. Instrument of dissolution.

  15. Special restriction on dissolution, et ceteralaetc.

    1. 59. Restriction on dissolution or cancellation of registration of society.

  16. Disputes, offences and legal proceedings

    1. 60. Decision of disputes.

    2. 61. General offences by societies, etc.

    3. 62. Offences by societies to be also offences by officers, etc.

    4. 63. Continuing offences.

    5. 64. Punishment of fraud or misappropriation.

    6. 65. Penalty for falsification.

    7. 66. Institution of proceedings.

    8. 67. Recovery of costs, etc.

    9. 68. Service of process.

  17. Miscellaneous and general

    1. 69. Remuneration of county court registrars.

    2. 70. Miscellaneous and general

    3. 70A. Fees for inspection or copying of documents.

    4. 71. Miscellaneous and general

    5. 72.Form, delivery and evidence of documents

    6. 72A. Form etc. of electronic documents ...

    7. 73. Miscellaneous and general

    8. 74. Interpretation—general.

    9. 74A. Meaning of “electronic form”, “by electronic means” etc.

    10. 75. Channel Islands.

    11. 76. Northern Ireland societies.

    12. 77. Repeals and savings.

    13. 78. Short title, extent and commencement.

  18. SCHEDULES

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      1. 1. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      2. 2. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      3. 3. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      4. 4. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      5. 5. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      6. 6. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      7. 7. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      8. 8. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      9. 9. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      10. 10. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      11. 11. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      12. 12. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      13. 13. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

      14. 14. Matters to be Provided for in Society’s Rules

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Form of Statement by Society Carrying on Banking

      1. 1. Form of Statement by Society Carrying on Banking

      2. 2. Form of Statement by Society Carrying on Banking

      3. 3. Form of Statement by Society Carrying on Banking

    3. SCHEDULE 3

      Form of Receipt on Mortgage, Heritable Security, Etc.

      1. Part I

        1. Forms applicable in England and Wales

          1. . . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II

        1. Forms applicable in Scotland

          1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    4. SCHEDULE 4

      Forms of Bond for Officers of Society

      1. Part I

        1. Forms applicable in England, Wales and the Channel Islands

          1. . . . . . . . . . ....

      2. Part II

        1. Form applicable in Scotland

          1. . . . . . . . . . ....

    5. SCHEDULE 5

      1. . . . . . . . . . ....

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