REQUIREMENTS FOR REGISTRATION UNDER
SOCIETY ACT 1966
requirements for forming a Friendly Society
1. The minimum
number of persons required to obtain
registration under the Friendly Societies Act
is twenty-one (21). The Group should elect a
Steering Committee from its members.
2. The Steering Committee should be an odd
number of persons (e.g. five (5), seven (7) or
nine (9), etc. Thereafter the following
documents should be submitted to this
error-free copies of proposed Rules.
(Model Rules available ($2,500 – diskette,
hard copy - $3, 000)
duly completed along with the prescribed
processing fees of Two Thousand Dollars
Two (2) copies
Agreement to be duly completed and
signed by the relevant officers.
intent of Group’s major focus and/or
project proposal if available.
Income and Expenditure Statement and
declaration of Assets and Liabilities.
of proposed location for registered office
(e.g. lease or rent agreement)
addition, the Steering Committee should avail
itself for training in the Management of its
Society at a cost of Nine Hundred Dollars
($900.00) per hour. At the end of the
prescribed training, an evaluation will be
undertaken to determine the group’s knowledge
on the Management of its Society and areas of
the Friendly Societies Act of 1966.
INFORMATION, KINDLY CONTACT:
Director – Research, Training and Development
Telephone # 927-4912, 927-6572 or 978-1946