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The Voluntary Social Welfare Agencies (Registration and Control) Ordinance, 1961

( Ordinance NO. XLVI OF 1961 )

Suspension or dissolution of governing bodies of registered agencies
9. (1) If, after making such enquiries as it may think fit, the Registration Authority is satisfied that a registered agency has been responsible for any irregularity in respect of its funds or for any maladministration in the conduct of its affairs or has failed to comply with the provisions of this Ordinance or the rules made thereunder, it may, by order in writing, suspend the governing body.
(2) Where a governing body is suspended under sub-section (1), the Registration Authority shall appoint an administrator, or a caretaker body consisting of not more than five persons, who shall have all the authority and powers of the governing body under the constitution of the agency.
(3) Every order of suspension under sub-section (1) shall be placed by the Registration Authority before a Board, consisting of not more than five persons, constituted by the Government for the purpose, which shall have the power to make such order as to the re-instatement, or the dissolution and reconstitution, of the governing body, as it may think fit.
(4) The governing body against whom an order of dissolution and reconstitution is made under sub-section (3) may appeal to the Government, within thirty days from the date of such order, and the decision of the Government shall be final and shall not be called in question in any Court.

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