Existing societies will need to reregister
From 5 October 2023 existing societies will need to reregister under the 2022 Act if they want to remain as an incorporated society. You should understand what it means to reregister and what happens if your society doesn’t reregister. There are a few things your society will need to do before it reregisters, such as preparing some documents and possibly adopting some new processes to comply with the 2022 Act.
If you’re an existing society, you can apply to reregister under the 2022 Act any time from 5 October 2023 to 5 April 2026. Until your society reregisters it must operate under and comply with the 1908 Act.
There are a few things your society will need to do before it reregisters
Under the 2022 Act, your society will need to —