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Reforming Queensland's Incorporation Associations Legislation

McGregor-Lowndes, Myles (2001) Reforming Queensland's Incorporation Associations Legislation. [Working Paper]

Abstract

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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ID Code: 12031
Item Type: Working Paper
Keywords: Queensland, incorporated associations, Associations Incorporation Act 1981, governance
ISBN: 1864355301
ISSN: 107-1516
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Corporations and Associations Law (180109)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Australian Centre for Philanthropy and Nonprofit Studies
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > QUT Business School
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2001 QUT
Deposited On: 17 Jan 2008
Last Modified: 25 Sep 2013 22:39

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