Print View

[Section Index]

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

( Ordinance NO. XLVI OF 1961 )

Consequences of dissolution
12. (1) Where any agency is dissolved under this Ordinance, its registration thereunder shall stand cancelled on and from the date the order of dissolution takes effect, and the Government may-
(a) order any bank or other person who holds moneys, securities or other assets on behalf of the agency not to part with such moneys, securities and assets without the previous permission in writing of the Government;
(b) appoint a competent person to wind up the affairs of the agency, with power to institute and defend suits and other legal proceedings on behalf of the agency, and to make such orders and take such action as may appear to him to be necessary for the purpose; and
(c) order any moneys, securities and assets remaining after the satisfaction of all debts and liabilities of the agency to be paid or transferred to such other agency, having objects similar to the objects of the agency, as may be specified in the order.
(2) Orders made by the person appointed under clause (b) of sub-section (1) shall, on application, be enforceable by any Civil Court having local jurisdiction in the same manner as a decree of such Court.

Copyright © 2019, Legislative and Parliamentary Affairs Division
Ministry of Law, Justice and Parliamentary Affairs