The Friendly Societies (General Charge and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

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Published: 1996-12-09

Statutory Instruments
1996 No. 3094

FRIENDLY SOCIETIES
The Friendly Societies (General Charge and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1996

Made
9th December 1996

Laid before Parliament
10th December 1996

Coming into force
31st December 1996

The Treasury, in exercise of the powers conferred on them by section 114(2) of the Friendly Societies Act 1992(1), hereby make the following Regulations:

Citation and commencement

1.  These Regulations may be cited as the Friendly Societies (General Charge and Fees) (Amendment) Regulations 1996 and shall come into force on 31st December 1996.

Interpretation

2.  In these Regulations “the principal Regulations” means the Friendly Societies (General Charge and Fees) Regulations 1996(2).

Amendments to the principal Regulations

3.  For paragraph 5 of Schedule 2 to the principal Regulations there shall be substituted the following paragraph—

“5.  For the registration of an annual return or a set of annual accounts (except where the society or branch concerned has by written notice sent to the central office irrevocably elected to pay the fees specified in paragraph 6 of this Schedule)—

(a)in the case of an annual return or a set of annual accounts for a year of account ended on or before 31st December 1995—

(i) where it relates to a society
100

(ii) where it relates to a branch
35

(b)in the case of an annual return or a set of annual accounts for any subsequent year of account—

(i) where it relates to a society
110

(ii) where it relates to a branch
45”.

Bowen Wells
Roger Knapman
Two of the Lords Commissioners of Her Majesty’s Treasury
9th December 1996

Explanatory Note

(This note is not part of the Regulations)
These Regulations amend the Friendly Societies (General Charge and Fees) Regulations 1996, which provide for a general charge to be paid by friendly societies towards the expenses of the Friendly Societies Commission and for fees for matters transacted under the Friendly Societies Act 1974 or the Friendly Societies Act 1992, by including a fee for the registration of annual returns and accounts for a year ended after 31st December 1995.


(1)
1992 c. 40.

(2)
S.I. 1996/614.
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