[Melbourne-pm] Winding up of associations

Scott Penrose scottp at dd.com.au
Tue Jun 12 23:49:40 PDT 2007

That is no problem I think, just a formality either way. If we do  
decide to wind up, we can then move forward with all the legal  
required steps.


On 13/06/2007, at 4:17 PM, Paul Fenwick wrote:

> G'day Everyone,
> Looks like we can't actually wind up MPM with a vote at the AGM.   
> According
> to the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 an association can only  
> be wound
> up voluntarily by special resolution.
> To have a special resolution, we need a 3/4 majority vote, and  
> provide 21
> days notice to members of the meeting at which the special  
> resolution shall
> be voted upon.  As far as I can tell we have done this.  So while  
> we can
> certainly discuss the best legal entity (or lack thereof) at  
> tonight's AGM,
> I don't believe we can actually alter its structure, even if 3/4s  
> of the
> members think it's a good idea.
> Cheerio,
> 	Paul
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