S.I. No. 4/1995 - Industrial and Provident Societies (Fees) Regulations, 1995.


S.I. No. 4 of 1995.

INDUSTRIAL AND PROVIDENT SOCIETIES (FEES) REGULATIONS, 1995.

The Minister for Enterprise and Employment, in exercise of the powers conferred on him by section 73 of the Industrial and Provident Societies Act, 1893, as adapted by section 2 of the Registry of Friendly Societies Act, 1936 (No. 51 of 1936), section 13 of the Trade Union Act, 1975 (No. 4 of 1975), and the Industry and Commerce (Alteration of Name of Department and Title of Minister) Order, 1993 ( S.I. No. 19 of 1993 ), hereby, with the consent of the Minister for Finance, makes the following Regulations:

1. These Regulations may be cited as the Industrial and Provident Societies (Fees) Regulations, 1995.

2. These Regulations shall come into operation on the 1st day of February, 1995.

3. The Interpretation Act, 1937 (No. 38 of 1937), applies to these Regulations.

4. (1) The fees to be paid for matters to be transacted or for the inspection of documents under the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts, 1893 to 1978, shall be the fees that are specified in Part 1 of the Schedule to these Regulations.

(2) No fee shall be payable for the services specified in Part II of the Schedule to these Regulations.

5. The Industrial and Provident Societies (Fees) Regulations, 1983 ( S.I. No. 291 of 1983 ), are hereby revoked.

SCHEDULE

PART 1

Fees Payable

Ref. No.

Service

Fee

1.

Acknowledgement of registry of a society

£400.00

2.

Acknowledgement of registry of an amendment of rules:—

(a) complete amendment ... ...

£275.00

(b) partial amendment ... ...

£160.00

3.

Acknowledgement of registry of a society the rules of which are in the form of model rules approved by the Registrar, where the application for registration is made through and endorsed by the association or body which has sponsored the rules of contained in the said model, a reduced fee of ... ... ...

£180.00

4.

Acknowledgement of registry of an amendment of rules where the rules are in the form of model rules approved by the Registrar, where the application for registration is made through and endorsed by the association or body which has sponsored the rules contained in the said model, a reduced fee in:—

(a) the case of a complete amendment of ... ...

£150.00

(b) the case of a partial amendment of

£100.00

5.

Registry of a special resolution by any society (including approval of a change of name) ... ... ... ...

£140.00

6.

Appointment of an inspector ... ...

£160.00

7.

Calling of a special meeting ... ...

£100.00

8.

Determination of a dispute or an award for the distribution of funds

(a) where the matter is settled without a hearing or on one hearing without adjournment ... ... ...

£ 45.00

(b) for every hearing after the first and for every adjournment

£ 45.00

9.

Signature or seal of the Registrar to a document not chargeable with any other fee ... ... ... ... ...

£ 21.00

10.

Inspection of a society's file ... ...

£ 5.00

11.

Copy or extract of any document (in addition to fee for Registrar's signature)

20 pence per photostat copy of any page or extract of any document or portion of any page or extract thereof.

12.

Photocopying Handling Fee ... ...

10 pence per photostat sheet once number of photostat sheets exceeds ten.

13.

Printouts of names and address of Societies

20 pence per Society name and address.

14.

Filing of notice of change of registered office. ... ...

£ 30.00

15.

Filing of a society's annual return ... ...

£ 50.00

16.

Filing of a society's triennial return ...

£ 50.00

17.

Filing of an instrument of dissolution or any amendment thereto

£100.00

18.

Filing or registering of documents concerning the winding up of a society under the provisions of the Companies Act, 1963 ....

Such fee as may be specified in the Eighth Schedule to the Companies Act, 1963 .

PART II

Services for which no fee is payable

1. Cancellation or suspension of the registration of a Society.

2. Any document or copy document supplied to a public department.

3. The provision of any document in respect of which a fee is chargeable under any other Act or under any other provision of the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts, 1893 to 1978.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Enterprise and Employment, this 3rd day of January, 1995.

JOHN CORCORAN,

A person authorised by the Minister for Enterprise and Employment to authenticate the Official Seal of the Minister.

The Minister for Finance hereby consents to the foregoing Regulations.

GIVEN under the Official Seal of the Minister for Finance, this 11th

day of January, 1995.

RUAIR? QUINN,

Minister for Finance.

EXPLANATORY NOTE.

The purpose of these Regulations is to increase the fees to be paid for matters to be transacted or for the inspection of documents under the Industrial and Provident Societies Acts, 1893 to 1978.