Uniform Acts Drafting Conventions

TABLE OF CONTENTS

DEFINITIONS AND INTERPRETATION

1   Definitions
“governing principle”
“majority vote”
“manager”
“member”
“nonprofit association”
“person”
2     Evidence of governing principles
3(1)    Interpretation of “nonprofit association”
3(2)    Effect of joint ownership

APPLICATION OF THIS ACT AND OTHER LAWS

4(1)   Application of Act
4(2)   Exception — application of foreign law
4(3)   Regulations
5       General principle of law or equity
6       Conflict with other Act or regulation

LEGAL STATUS, CAPACITY AND POWERS

7      Separate legal entity
8      Continuing existence
9      Legal capacity and powers
10    Transitional — transferred property

CLAIMS AND LIABILITIES

11      No effect on earlier claims
12      Liability of association
13(1)   Limited liability of member or manager
13(2)   Member or manager liable for own conduct
13(3)   Member or manager liable under contract

GOVERNANCE

Members
14(1)      Becoming or ceasing to be a member
14(2)      Membership is voluntary
15(1)      Membership decisions
15(2)      Notice and quorum for meetings of members
16          Member is not an agent
17          Membership not transferable

Managers

18(1)    Selection or dismissal of managers
18(2)    Members as managers
19(1)    Rights and responsibilities of managers
19(2)    Notice and quorum for meetings of managers
20        Manager’s duties of loyalty, good faith and care
21(1)    Association may indemnify manager
21(2)    Association may advance litigation expenses
21(3)    Association may obtain insurance
21(4)    “Manager” includes former manager

Access to Records

22(1)    Access to records
22(2)    Membership lists
23        Restrictions on access and use

MERGER

24(1)    Capacity to merge
24(2)    Plan of merger
24(3)    Approval of merger
24(4)    Effect of merger

DISSOLUTION AND WINDING UP


25    How association may be dissolved
26    Procedures for winding up

COMING INTO FORCE

27    Coming into force

HER MAJESTY, by and with the advice and consent of the Legislative Assembly of [enacting jurisdiction], enacts as follows:

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