S-32 - Act respecting societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals

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chapter S-32
Act respecting societies for the prevention of cruelty to animals
CRUELTY TO ANIMALSDecember 31 1977
1. Ten or more persons domiciled in any one electoral district of Québec, who wish to form a society for the purpose of aiding in putting into force the laws of Canada or of Québec respecting cruelty to animals, may be constituted as a legal person by proceeding as follows:
(1)  by obtaining for that purpose the consent and authorization of the council of any regional body referred to in section 1 of the Act respecting municipal territorial organization (chapter O-9) whose territory includes the whole or part of the electoral district in which it is proposed to constitute such society and, where the electoral district includes a local municipal territory not included in the territory of such a body, by obtaining the consent and the authorization of the council of the local municipality;
(2)  by signing a memorandum in duplicate setting forth the name of the proposed society, its objects and the place in which its head office will be located;
(3)  by transmitting to the enterprise registrar the memorandum and the certificate of approval of the municipal council. The enterprise registrar shall deposit one copy of the memorandum, and the certificate, in the register referred to in Chapter II of the Act respecting the legal publicity of enterprises (chapter P-44.1), and give the second copy to the society.
R. S. 1964, c. 300, s. 1; 1969, c. 26, s. 115; 1975, c. 76, s. 11; 1981, c. 9, s. 24; 1982, c. 52, s. 256; 1993, c. 48, s. 494; 1996, c. 2, s. 941; 1999, c. 40, s. 308; 2002, c. 45, s. 615; 2010, c. 7, s. 282.
1.1. The name of a society shall be in conformity with section 9.1 of the Companies Act (chapter C-38).
1993, c. 48, s. 495.
1.2. The enterprise registrar shall refuse to deposit in the register a memorandum containing a name not in conformity with any of paragraphs 1 to 6 of section 9.1 of the Companies Act (chapter C-38).
1993, c. 48, s. 495; 2002, c. 45, s. 615.
2. Upon the completion of the formalities mentioned in section 1, the persons applying for the constitution as a legal person, and such others as may thereafter become members of the society, shall constitute a legal person under the name of “The .............. Electoral District Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals”.
R. S. 1964, c. 300, s. 2; 1999, c. 40, s. 308.
2.1. The remedy provided for in section 123.27.1 of the Companies Act (chapter C-38), adapted as required, may be exercised in respect of the name of a society.
1993, c. 48, s. 496.
3. (This section ceased to have effect on 17 April 1987).
1982, c. 21, s. 1; U. K., 1982, c. 11, Sch. B, Part I, s. 33.
4. The Government designates the Minister responsible for the administration of this Act except the provisions relating to the responsibilities of the enterprise registrar, which are administered by the Minister of Employment and Social Solidarity.
2002, c. 45, s. 616; 2006, c. 38, s. 84; 2016, c. 29, s. 26.
Not in force
5. The Minister of Economy and Innovation is responsible for the application of this Act
2002, c. 45, s. 616; 2003, c. 29, s. 170; 2006, c. 8, s. 31; 2019, c. 29, s. 1.

In accordance with section 17 of the Act respecting the consolidation of the statutes (chapter R-3), chapter 300 of the Revised Statutes, 1964, in force on 31 December 1977, is repealed effective from the coming into force of chapter S-32 of the Revised Statutes.