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11 .         Refusal of incorporation

        (1)         The Commissioner must not incorporate an association under this Act if in the opinion of the Commissioner —

            (a)         it is more appropriate for the activities of the association to be carried on by a body corporate incorporated under some other law; or

            (b)         the incorporation of the association is against the public interest.

        (2)         The grounds on which the Commissioner may form the opinion that subsection (1)(a) or (b) applies include the following —

            (a)         the likely scale or nature of the activities of the association;

            (b)         the likely value or nature of the property of the association;

            (c)         the extent or nature of the dealings the association is likely to have with the public;

            (d)         any other matter the Commissioner considers relevant.

        (3)         The Commissioner must not incorporate an association if, in the Commissioner’s opinion, any ground for refusal of incorporation prescribed by the regulations applies to the association.

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