Reforming Queensland's Incorporation Associations Legislation
McGregor-Lowndes, Myles (2001) Reforming Queensland's Incorporation Associations Legislation. [Working Paper]
Over the last two decades, the role and size of the nonprofit sector has increased significantly. Many Queensland nonprofit organisations are incorporated by the Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Qld). The article suggests both broad policy reforms and specific amendments to the Act for the better facilitation of nonprofit associations. This is timely as the Government Department responsible for their administration is currently reviewing the Act. The article recommends that reform of the Act is necessary to facilitate the appropriate legislative and regulatory environment of such nonprofit associations. These reforms involve the consideration of some broad policy issues as well as specific legislative amendments to improve the regulatory environment for incorporated associations.
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|Item Type:||Working Paper|
|Keywords:||Queensland, incorporated associations, Associations Incorporation Act 1981, governance|
|Subjects:||Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Corporations and Associations Law (180109)|
|Divisions:||Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School|
Current > Research Centres > Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
|Copyright Owner:||Copyright 2001 QUT|
|Deposited On:||17 Jan 2008|
|Last Modified:||05 Jan 2011 23:34|
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