Preparing for BC's new Societies Act
The new Societies Act has come into effect on Nov 28, 2016. In the two years following this date, every pre-existing society will be required to “transition” to the new Act.
- Start now
- Appoint a Champion
- Read the Overview document and/or watch the Webinar on the changes
- Read the Transition Guide
Important: For any clubs considering the “Member-funded” option, please note that Member-funded societies are NOT eligible for Community Gaming Grant funding.
Model Bylaws can be found here.
Further info can be found here: http://www2.gov.bc.ca/gov/content/employment-business/business/not-for-profit-organizations/societies-act-transition
If “heavy lifting” is required, the Sport Law & Strategy Group can likely help. http://www.sportlaw.ca/