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Friendly Societies Act 1974

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Schedule 3Forms of Bond for Officers of Registered Societies and Branches

Form applicable in the central registration area

Know all men by these presents, that we, A.B. of _____________________________ ___________________, one of the officers of the _____________________________ Society [or of the ___________________________________________ branch of the ______________________________________Society] having its registered office at _____________________________ , _________________________, in the county of and C.D. of _________________________________________(as surety on behalf of the said A.B.), are jointly and severally held and firmly bound to E.F. of ________________________________ , G.H. of _____________________ ____________________ , and I.K. of ______________________________________ the trustees of the said society [or branch], in the sum of to _____________________ be paid to the said E.F., G.H. and I.K., as such trustees or their successors, trustees for the time being, or their certain attorney; for which payment well and truly to be made we jointly and severally bind ourselves, and each of us by himself our and each of our heirs, executors, and administrators, firmly by these presents. Sealed with our seals. Dated the ________________________day of ______________ in the year of our Lord ________________ . Whereas the above-bounden A.B. has been duly appointed to the office of ____________________of the ________________________________Society [or of the___________________ branch of the _____________________________Society] having its registered office situate as aforesaid, and he, together with the above-bounden CD. as his surety, have entered into the above-written bond, subject to the condition herein-after contained: Now therefore the condition of the above-written bond is such, that if the said A.B. do render a just and true account of all moneys received and paid by him on account of the said society [or branch], at such times as the rules thereof appoint, and do pay over all the moneys remaining in his hands, and assign and transfer or deliver all property (including books and papers) belonging to the said society [or branch] in his hands or custody to such person or persons as the said society [or branch], or the trustees or committee of management thereof, shall appoint, according to the rules of the said society [or branch], together with the proper and legal receipts or vouchers for such payments, then the above-written bond shall be void, otherwise shall remain in full force. Sealed and delivered in the presence of _____________________________________ _____________________________________________________________________ [two witnesses.]

Form applicable in Scotland

I, A.B. of ___________________________________, hereby bind and oblige myself, to the extent of £ _______________________________at most, as cautioner for CD., a person employed by the ____________________________________Society [or the _________________________________branch of the _________________________ Society], that he, the said CD., shall on demand faithfully and truly account for all moneys received and paid to him for behoof of the said society [or branch], and also assign and transfer or deliver all property (including books and papers) belonging to the said society [or branch] in his hands or custody, and that to such person or persons as the said society [or branch], or the trustees thereof shall appoint, according to the rules of the said society [or branch]. Dated at _______________________this ______________________________day of ______________________________________Signature of Cautioner. ______________________________ E.F. of witness. ______________________________ G.H. of witness. The above bond shall not require a testing clause or subscription clause, and may be wholly printed, or partly written and partly printed.

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