Definition of incorporated society in English:

incorporated society


  • A legally registered group or organization of at least fifteen people formed for reasons other than financial gain.

    ‘the research organization is an incorporated society and cannot raise capital’
    • ‘As an incorporated society and a non-governmental organisation, the New Zealand Council of Victim Support Groups determines its own constitutional and organisational structure.’
    • ‘They would have to form an incorporated society, join a union, or pay a bargaining fee.’
    • ‘Last year also saw it make changes to its constitution and promise to become an incorporated society.’
    • ‘I would say the same to any group - any charitable trust, incorporated society, or whatever.’
    • ‘They are forming an incorporated society to appeal the decision through the Environment Court.’
    • ‘It has been removed from the register of incorporated societies after failing to file accounts since its inception in 1999.’
    • ‘The New Zealand Automobile Association is an incorporated society with over one million members.’
    • ‘By civic organisations I mean corporate bodies of different sorts, such as incorporated societies.’
    • ‘I presume that the anniversary regatta organisation is an incorporated society.’
    • ‘Originally meeting at each other's homes, the group grew so fast it became an incorporated society in 1986.’