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Friendly Societies Act 1974

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1(1)Notwithstanding anything in Schedule 1 to this Act, a society is a friendly society for the purposes of this Act (and may be registered as such) if it is a society for the purpose of providing by voluntary subscriptions of the members thereof, with or without the aid of donations, for insuring money to be paid for the funeral expenses of any of the persons mentioned in sub-paragraph (2) below, where, subject to the provisions of any Order in Council under section 7 of the Industrial Assurance and Friendly Societies Act 1948, at the time of the proposal the person in question is ordinarily resident outside the United Kingdom and the Isle of Man.

(2)The persons referred to in sub-paragraph (1) above are the husband, wife or child of a member or the widow of a deceased member.

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