For registering a society, the following criteria must be fulfilled:
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The property of the society vests in the name of the society and the same can be sold as per the terms mentioned in the bye-laws of the society. (e.g., approval from the Executive Committee Member)
Yes. Government employees or officers can be part of NGOs, provided the NGO is not anti-government. Also, there are a few rules the intended members have to follow, one of them is to make sure that the particular organization is not profit making and the members must not draw any salary from the NGO.
Based on the cause and objectives, NGOs can be registered as Trust or Section 8 companies.
No. The society can any have any number of members. There is no prescribed upper limit according to the Societies Registration Act. However, there needs to be a minimum of 7 members.
Society is an institution of persons who come together to on purpose and co-operated on mutual consent to attain a universal objective. Society Registration Act 1860 governs the procedures of action of a society registered in India. Members of the community shall preserve the mutual thoughtfulness and follow the guidelines of this Act to keep up the harmony to increase and add to social welfare.
A trust shall after its registration shall do the following:
There is a general notion that society need not pay tax as they work towards the welfare of the public at large. But this is not true. A society, like any other legal entity, is liable to pay tax. In order to be exempted from tax, a society is required to obtain certification for the said exemptions such as Section 12 A, 80G etc. from the income tax authorities.
Registered Societies are similar to a partnership firm. Moreover, these societies enjoy divergent merits than that of an unregistered organization. There must be a least of 7 members or more for creating community. Following members are allowed to enroll for Memorandum of society: Besides person, the following bodies are eligible to form an association by contributing to the Memorandum of a society:
Societies are regulated for the promotion of literature, science or the fine arts and the diffusion of useful knowledge/political education or charitable purposes. Section 20 of the principal Act specifies the following objectives for which society registration can be done under the Act: