The Law of Unincorporated Associations

Hardcover | December 21, 2011

EditorNicholas Stewart, Natalie Campbell, Simon Baughen

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Delivering a clear and precise statement of the law and comprehensive practical guidance this book addresses the formation, administration, and financial management of unincorporated associations and the commonly occuring problems that arise. As well as content on practical matters such asrules, committees, and registration of names, the book gives clear guidance on the classification of unincorporated associations and on distinguishing them from other forms of clubs. It also addresses disciplinary action against members, as well as both tortious and contractual liability and civilcourt procedure, providing a complete source of reference for those involved in advising all types of unincorporated associations. The appendices provide specimen sets of rules and procedure for disciplinary action giving practical guidance and equipping the reader with invaluable time saving tools. Outside of England and Wales, European Union policy has had a significant impact on the law relating to unincorporated associations, limiting the freedom to contract which originally governed the formation of interlinked contracts within these groups. The implementation of European Convention forthe Protection of Human Rights and Fundamental Freedoms, along with related statues, has affected the right of membership to an unincorporated association and the manner in which a member may be disciplined for breach of rules. The book provides unique guidance on these changes as well as the impactof those affected by the Woolf reforms on disputes concerning unincorporated associations.

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Delivering a clear and precise statement of the law and comprehensive practical guidance this book addresses the formation, administration, and financial management of unincorporated associations and the commonly occuring problems that arise. As well as content on practical matters such asrules, committees, and registration of names, t...

Nicholas Stewart QC is a member of Ely Place chambers and has sat as Deputy High Court Judge since 1992 (Chancery and Queen's Bench Divisions). He is an Appeal Board Chairman and Specialist Member of the Football Association Judicial Panel, and a previous member of the journal of the Union Internationale des Avocats. Natalie Campbell ...

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Format:HardcoverDimensions:385 pages, 9.69 × 6.73 × 0.99 inPublished:December 21, 2011Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0199600392

ISBN - 13:9780199600397

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Table of Contents

1. Nature of Unincorporated Associations2. Formation of Unincorporated Associations3. Ownership of Property4. Termination of Association5. Administration and Meetings6. Disciplinary Action against a Member7. Contractual Liability8. Tortious Liability9. Civil Court Procedure10. Licences and Public Acts11. Finance and TaxationAppendices:Specimen Sets of RulesSpecimen Procedure for Disciplinary Action