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South Africa
NATIONAL LEGISLATION OVERVIEWS
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Fund-raising Act, No. 107 of 1978

Long title


To provide for control of the collection of contributions from the public; the appointment of a Director of Fund-raising; the establishment of a Disaster Relief Fund, a South African Defence Force Fund and a Refugee Relief Fund; the declaration of certain disastrous events as disasters; and other matters connected therewith.
 
Table of contents

SECTION TITLE
1. Definitions
CHAPTER I. COLLECTION OF CONTRIBUTIONS BY FUND-RAISING ORGANIZATIONS, OTHER ORGANIZATIONS AND PERSONS
2. Unauthorized collection of contributions prohibited
3. Appointment of Director of Fund-raising
4. Authority to organizations to collect contributions
5. Branches of fund-raising organizations
6. Temporary authority to collect contributions
7. Collection of contributions for or on behalf of fund-raising organization, registered branch or holder
8. Amendment or withdrawal of authority or temporary authority
9. Director to furnish reasons
10. Appeal against decision to Director
11. Contributions may be used for authorized objects only
12. Accounting of financial activities
13. ...lapsing or withdrawal of authority r registration certificate, on dissolution...
14. Dissolution of find-raising organization and registered branch
CHAPTER II. DISASTER RELIEF FUND, SOUTH AFRICAN DEFENCE FORCE FUND, REFUGEE RELIEF FIND, STATE PRESIDENT'S FUND AND SOCIAL RELIEF FUND [...Title substituted by Act 1991_115_001]
15. Definitions
16. Establishment of Disaster Relief Fund, South African Defence Force Fund, Refugee Relief Fund, State President's Fund and Social Relief Fund
17. Management of Fund
18. Objects of boards
19. Committees of boards
20. General powers and functions of boards
21. Collection of contributions fro particular purposes and particular powers of boards
22. Finances of Boards
23. Collection of contributions for or on behalf of board, authorized organization or authorized person
24. Disposal of assets and documents of authorized persons and authorized organizations
25. Performance of administrative work of boards
26. Declaration of certain events to be disasters
CHAPTER III.  GENERAL AND SUPPLEMENTARY PROVISIONS
27. Responsibility of members of fund-raising organizations, registered branches and authorized and other organizations
28. Organizations and branches to have written constitutions, complying with prescribed conditions
29. Minister may prohibit collections of contributions for certain purposes or in certain manner or by or for or on behalf of certain persons or organizations
30. Inspection of affairs of organizations and persons collecting contributions
31. Disposal of unlawfully collected contributions
32. Savings
33. Application of certain provisions of this Act
34. Offences and penalties
35. Delegation of powers
36. Regulations
37. Repeal of laws
38. Short title and commencement

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