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**[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#You need to "transition", but the new Act applies right away|You need to "transition", but the new Act applies right away]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#Your society's constitution may be affected|Your society's constitution may be affected]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#Your society's bylaws should be reviewed for compliance with the new Act|You should review your society's bylaws]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#You need to decide whether to become a member-funded society|You need to decide whether to become a member-funded society]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#There's a new electronic filing system|There's a new electronic filing system]]
 
**[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#You need to "transition", but the new Act applies right away|You need to "transition", but the new Act applies right away]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#Your society's constitution may be affected|Your society's constitution may be affected]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#Your society's bylaws should be reviewed for compliance with the new Act|You should review your society's bylaws]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#You need to decide whether to become a member-funded society|You need to decide whether to become a member-funded society]]{{·}}[[What the New Societies Act Means for Existing Societies#There's a new electronic filing system|There's a new electronic filing system]]
 
*[[10 changes in the new Act you should know about: how the new Act affects your world]]
 
*[[10 changes in the new Act you should know about: how the new Act affects your world]]
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**[[There is greater access to a society’s records|Remuneration paid to directors and certain employees and contractors must be disclosed|There is greater flexibility in conducting members’ meetings|The voting threshold for a special resolution has been lowered|Members now have the right to bring a “member’s proposal”|Members have more remedies|There is a new category of “senior managers”|There are expanded procedures for managing conflicts of interest|Changes are coming in 2018 relating to who can be a director|Changes are coming in 2018 that affect whether directors can be paid]]
  
 
==Copyright & Disclaimer==
 
==Copyright & Disclaimer==

Revision as of 22:09, 29 November 2016

Cover of Transitioning an Existing Society
Cover of Transitioning an Existing Society

Aimed at those who work at a non-profit society in British Columbia or sit on a board of directors, Transitioning an Existing Society: A How-to Guide for Non-profits in BC covers the steps in transitioning a society under the new Societies Act.

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Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada Licence Transitioning an Existing Society: A How-to Guide for Non-profits in BC © Drew Jackson is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.5 Canada Licence.

The information is produced for educational purposes and is not intended as legal advice. If you need advice about a specific legal problem, please contact a legal professional. Some sources of legal help are highlighted in the "Further help" section.