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

Chapter 3 Registration of Non-Profit Organisations

23. Voluntary Deregistration and Winding Up or Dissolution

 

 

Referenced by:

 

1) A registered non-profit organisation may deregister voluntarily by sending the director--
a) written notice--
i) stating its intention to deregister voluntarily and the reasons therefor; and
ii) specifying a date, at least two months after the date of the notice, on which the deregistration is to take effect; and simultaneously
b) a copy of the reports referred to in section 18(1) for the period from its previous financial year up to the date of the written notice contemplated in this subsection.

 

2) If a registered non-profit organisation resolves to wind itself up or dissolve or is being wound up in terms of any law, the organisation must, within one month after completion of the winding up or dissolution process or the relevant order of court, send to the director--
a) a written notice--
i) stating this fact;
ii) containing certified copies of all relevant documents confirming the winding up or dissolution; and simultaneously
b) a copy of the reports referred to in section 18(1) for the period from its previous financial year up to the date of the written notice contemplated in this subsection.

 

3) Upon receiving a notice of voluntary deregistration or winding up or dissolution from a registered non-profit organisation, the director must on the date specified in the notice--
a) cancel the organisation’s certificate of registration, and deregister it by amending the register; and
b) notify the organisation in writing of the deregistration and confirm the date on which the amendment was made to the register.