5Dissolution of unincorporated associations

(1)On the date of unification every association to which this section applies shall be dissolved and all offices held in, or in connection with, each such association shall be extinguished.

(2)Subject to the provisions of section 21 (Ecumenical churches) of this Act, this section applies to—

(a)the Union;

(b)the Annual Assembly of the Union;

(c)each concurring church; and

(d)every committee, council or other unincorporated association of, or exclusively subsidiary or ancillary to, any of the associations referred to in paragraphs (a) to (c) of this subsection.