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Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act (Northern Ireland) 1969

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4Existing societies deemed to be registered.N.I.

Any society which at the date immediately before the passing of this Act was registered or deemed to be registered under the Industrial and Provident Societies Act 1893 M1 (in this Act referred to as “the Act of 1893” ), being a society whose registered office was at that date in Northern Ireland, shall be deemed to be registered under this Act; and—

(a)any acknowledgment of registry of that society issued by virtue of section 5(4), 6 or 7(2) of the Act of 1893 shall be deemed to be an acknowledgment of the registration under this Act of that society and, by virtue of section 8 of this Act, of the rules of the society in force at the date of the acknowledgment;

(b)any acknowledgment of registry of an amendment of the society's rules issued by virtue of section 7(2) or 10(3) of the Act of 1893 shall be deemed to be an acknowledgment of the registration of that amendment under this Act;

(c)any change of the society's name duly made before the date of passing of this Act in accordance with section 52 of the Act of 1893 as in force at the time of the change, and any change in the situation of the society's registered office of which notice was duly given before that date under section 11 of that Act, shall be deemed for the purposes of this Act to be a duly registered amendment of the society's rules;

(d)any rules of that society which, having been made before 1st January 1894, continued in force immediately before the passing of this Act by virtue of section 3 of the Act of 1893 shall be deemed to be registered under this Act.

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