In re Bucks Constabulary Widows and Orphans Fund Friendly Society (No 2): 1979

In the absence of any contractual obligation otherwise, the funds of a mutual society must be distributed equally on a dissolution.
References: [1979] 1 WLR 936
Jurisdiction: England and Wales
This case is cited by:

  • Cited – Elvridge v Coulson ChD 15-Jul-2003
    An unregistered friendly society was dissolved. The governing instrument provided that the votes should be counted according to value, and that a vote of five sixths of such members by value were need to dissolve the company. Members claimed to be . .
    (Times 27-Aug-03, Gazette 18-Sep-03, [2003] EWHC 2089 (Ch).)
  • Cited – Hunt and Another v McLaren and others ChD 4-Oct-2006
    Land had been given to a football club under a trust for its exclusive use as such. That land was sold and a new ground acquired and a stadium built, but the land was subject to restrictive covenenats limiting its use to sports, which considerably . .
    (, [2006] EWHC 2386 (Ch))

These lists may be incomplete.
Last Update: 27 November 2020; Ref: scu.185827