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Societies formed by Memorandum of Association and Registration
Memorandum of Association
Registration and Fees
Annual list of Managing Body to be filed
Property of Society how vested
Suits by and against Societies
Suits not to abate
Enforcement of judgment against society
Recovery of Penalty accruing under bye-law
Members liable to be sued as strangers
Members Guilty of Offences punishable as Stangers
Societies enabled to alter, extend or abridge their purposes
Provision for dissolution of Societies and Adjustment of their affairs
Upon a dissolution no member to receive profit
Member defined
Governing body defined
Registration of Societies formed before Act
Such Societies to file memorandum, etc., with Registrar of Joint-Stock companies
Inspection of documents
To What societies Act applies

Societies Registration Act 1860

Connected Acts On Societies & Trusts
•    The Religious Societies Act, 1880
•    The Religious Institutions (Prevention of Misuse) Act, 1988
•    The Co-operative Societies Act, 1912
•    The Multi-State Co-operative Societies Act, 2002
•    The Indian Trusts Act, 1882
•    The Religious Endowments Act, 1863
•    The Charitable Endowments Act, 1890
•    The Charitable and Religious Trusts Act, 1920
•    The Official Trustees Act, 1913
•    The Mussalman Wakf Act, 1923
•    The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1913
•    The Mussalman Wakf Validating Act, 1930
•    The Wakf Act, 1995

Relevant Connected Laws  

•    The Companies Act, 1956
•    The Constitution of India
•    The Foreign Contribution (Regulation) Act, 2010
•    The Income-Tax Act, 1961
•    The Registration Act, 1908
•    The Indian Succession Act, 1925
•    The Trade Unions Act, 1926

Societies Registration State Acts/ Rules Of Various States

•    The Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration Act, 2001
•    The Andhra Pradesh Societies Registration (Validation) Act, 1959
•    The Andhra Pradesh (Telengana Area) Public Societies Registration Act, 1350F
•    Bihar Societies Registration Rules, 1965
•    The Societies Registration (Goa, Daman and Diu) Rules, 1980
•    The Jammu and Kashmir Societies Registration Act, 1998 (1941 A.D.)
•    The Karnataka Societies Registration Act, 1960
•    The Karnataka Societies Registration Rules, 1961
•    Madhya Pradesh Society Registrikaran Adhiniyam, 1973
•    Madhya Pradesh Society Registrikaran Niyam, 1998
•    The Societies Registration (Maharashtra) Rules, 1971
•    The Meghalaya Societies Registration Act, 1983
•    The Meghalaya Societies Registration Rules, 1985
•    The Rajasthan Societies Registration Act, 1958
•    The Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Act, 1975
•    The Tamil Nadu Societies Registration Rules, 1978
•    The Travancore-Cochin Literary, Scientific and Charitable Societies
•    Registration Act, 1955
•    The Uttar Pradesh Societies Registration Rules, 1976
•    The West Bengal Societies Registration Act, 1961
•    The West Bengal Societies Registration Rules, 1963