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The Mutual Societies (Electronic Communications) Order 2011

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 Preliminary

    1. 1.Citation, commencement and interpretation

  3. PART 2

    1. 2.Amendment to proxy voting requirements

    2. 3.Minor amendments to the 1986 Act

  4. PART 3

    1. Interpretation

      1. 4.Interpretation of the 1992 Act

    2. Societies and the Authority

      1. 5.Public file may be maintained electronically

      2. 6.Forms of documents to be sent to the Authority

    3. Communications by and with societies

      1. 7.Electronic transmission of annual accounts etc.

      2. 8.Electronic service of notices

      3. 9.Use of name in electronic communications

      4. 10.Electronic provision of copies of rules to members

      5. 11.Inclusion of electronic addresses in register of members

      6. 12.Delivery of documents held in electronic form

      7. 13.Electronic notification of details concerning a person’s eligibility to be a committee member

      8. 14.Electronic transmission of notice of meetings

      9. 15.Electronic communication of resolutions requiring special notice

      10. 16.Electronic transmission of statement by person ceasing to hold office

      11. 17.Transfers of engagements: electronic transmission of statement to members

    4. Ballots and proxies

      1. 18.Interpretation

      2. 19.Electronic communications in postal ballots

      3. 20.Electronic ballots and combined ballots

      4. 21.Consequential amendments

  5. PART 4 Industrial and provident societies and credit unions

    1. 22.Use of name in electronic communications

    2. 23.Electronic transmission of annual returns and group accounts

    3. 24.Inclusion of electronic address in register of members and officers

    4. 25.Registration provisions

    5. 26.Form and delivery of documents to the Authority

    6. 27.Interpretation: communications

    7. 28.Electronic transmission of representations of retiring auditor

  6. Signature

  7. Explanatory Note

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