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

Chapter 3 Registration of Non-Profit Organisations

20. Non-compliance with Constitution and Obligations by Registered Non-profit Organisation



Referenced by:


1) The director must--
a) send a compliance notice in the prescribed form to a registered non-profit organisation if the organisation has not complied with--
i) a material provision of its constitution;
ii) a condition or term of any benefit or allowance conferred on it in terms of section 11; or
iii) its obligations in terms of sections 17, 18 and 19 and any other provision of this Act; and
b) refer the non-profit organisation to the South African Police Service for criminal investigation if satisfied that any non-compliance may constitute an offence.


2) A compliance notice contemplated in subsection (1) must--
a) be in writing;
b) notify the organisation of the non-compliance and the steps it is required to take in order to comply; and
c) inform the organisation that it has one month from the date of the notice to comply.


3) The period within which compliance must be effected may be extended by the director on good cause shown by the organisation.