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Non-Profit Organisations Act, 1997 (Act No. 71 of 1997)

Chapter 3 Registration of Non-Profit Organisations

22. Appeals against Cancellation of Registration


Referenced by:


1) A registered non-profit organisation may refer the decision of the director to cancel its registration for arbitration to the Directorate for consideration by an Arbitration Tribunal, and the procedure established by section 14(1) applies to noting that arbitration, with the necessary changes.


2) Within three months after receipt of the relevant items, the Arbitration Tribunal must consider the arbitration in the prescribed manner and send a written notice of its decision to the appellant and to the director, stating the reasons for the decision.


3) If the Arbitration Tribunal upholds the appeal—
a) the director must reinstate the registration of the non-profit organisation by—
i) reissuing a certificate of registration; and
ii) amending the register accordingly; and
b) the non-profit organisation must be regarded not to have had its registration cancelled.