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Friendly Societies Act 1974

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115Reciprocal application of legislation relating to societies registered in Northern Ireland and in other parts of the British Islands

(1)The Treasury may make reciprocal arrangements with the Department of Commerce for Northern Ireland or such other authority as may be specified for the purposes of this subsection by any Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly with a view to securing that, on and after the commencement of this Act,—

(a)the law applicable in England and Wales, the Channel Islands or the Isle of Man to societies registered at the central office and the law applicable in Scotland to societies registered by the assistant registrar for Scotland may be applied, in such cases and subject to such modifications as may be provided in the arrangements, to societies registered in Northern Ireland; and

(b)the law applicable in Northern Ireland to societies registered there may be applied, in such cases and subject to such modifications as may be provided in the arrangements, to societies registered at the central office or by the assistant registrar for Scotland.

(2)The Treasury may make regulations for giving effect to any arrangements made under subsection (1) above, and such regulations may in particular—

(a)confer rights and obligations (appropriate to registered societies) under this Act on societies registered in Northern Ireland in such circumstances as may be specified in the regulations ;

(b)confer functions on the Chief Registrar, the central office and the assistant registrar for Scotland in relation to societies registered in Northern Ireland ; and

(c)make such modifications of this Act and the Government of Ireland (Companies, Societies, etc.) Order 1922 as appear to the Treasury to be expedient to give effect to the arrangements.

(3)Any reference in this section to societies registered in Northern Ireland is a reference to societies which are registered or deemed to be registered in Northern Ireland under any enactment of the Parliament of Northern Ireland or any Measure of the Northern Ireland Assembly corresponding, in either case, to this Act.

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