If an incorporated society has been dissolved, a creditor of the society can apply to have it restored to the register by following the steps below.
What you’ll need to provide
A creditor must supply —
- a formal request in writing that the society be restored (Form IS6)
- the restoration fee of $177.78 (plus GST).
How to apply
To apply online to have a society restored to the register, you'll need:
- a RealMe® login
- an online services account for the Incorporated Societies Register
Step by step
Follow these steps —
- Log in to your online services account
- Search for the society you wish to restore and click on the society's name to view its details.
- On the 'View Details' page, from the ‘Maintain Society’ tab select ‘Lodge Other Document’.
- Select ‘Creditor Request to Restore’ and upload your written request outlining the grounds for restoring the society, and any supporting documentation.
- Click on ‘Submit’.
Once we’ve received your application, we will be in contact to arrange the payment of the restoration fee of $177.78 (plus GST).Request restoration of a society
What happens next
- Applications are reviewed to ensure that all requirements have been met, all necessary documents have been submitted, and that the restoration fee has been paid.
- If the application is successful, the incorporated society will be immediately restored to the register. An application may take longer to process where we require further information.
- The applicant will be notified by email.
- The Registrar will give public notice of all restored societies in the New Zealand Gazette and on our website.
If you need more information
If you'd like to know more about restoring an incorporated society, read section 28 of the Incorporated Societies Act 1908.