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Late last year, a reader raised an issue for consideration in this series of articles, saying:
Over the years I have had cause to read many constitutional documents, perhaps more carefully than some of the officers or members of the societies concerned…
Many trust deeds and society rules are cluttered with material that need not be there, but should be in supplementary documents which can be changed more readily than the constitution.
The promotion of industry and commerce has been long been held to be charitable in both England and New Zealand…
My articles generate a number of enquiries and responses, but few are more difficult to answer than the type of enquiry set out below…
At a recent mediation, a mediator observed that those who go to Court should be seeing a psychiatrist rather than a lawyer. That is doubly true where society deadlocks cannot be resolved
Judging from email correspondence I have received, my last article (“Liability of Charitable Trustees”) appears to have hit some raw nerves, as I have received illustrations of (allegedly) inappropriate behaviour by those governing community organisations.