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THE RELIGIOUS SOCIETIES ACT, 1880

(ACT NO. I OF 1880).
  Part No : Chapter No : Section No: [ 9th January, 1880  
  
    An Act to confer certain powers on Religious Societies.
 
Preamble
    WHEREAS it is expedient to simplify the manner in which certain bodies of persons associated for the purpose of maintaining religious worship may hold property acquired for such purpose, and to provide for the dissolution of such bodies and the adjustment of their affairs and for the decision of certain questions relating to such bodies; It is hereby enacted as follows:-
 
CONTENTS
 
SECTIONS
 
1. Short title Local extent
2. Appointment of new trustee in cases not otherwise provided for
3. Appointment under section 2 to be recorded in a memorandum under the hand of the chairman of the meeting
4. Property to vest in new trustees without conveyance
5. Saving of existing modes of appointment and conveyance
6. Provision for dissolution of societies and adjustment of their affairs
7. Upon a dissolution no member to receive profit
8. Saving of certain provisions of instruments
9. Questions may be submitted to High Court Division
SCHEDULE
 
 

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