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 incorporated by proceeding as follows:
(1) By obtaining for that purpose the consent and authorization of the municipal council of the county, or of the city, or of the cities or towns comprising or forming the electoral district in which it is proposed to incorporate such society;
(2) By signing a memorandum in triplicate setting forth the name of the proposed society, its objects and the place in which its head office will be located;
(3) By depositing one of the triplicates of such memorandum, and the certificate of the approval of the municipal council, with the prothonotary of the Superior Court of the district in which the society is to be established, and another in the office of the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Cooperatives and Financial Institutions.
A certificate in duplicate shall be delivered by the prothonotary to every such society, establishing that such memorandum has been filed.
One of such duplicate certificates shall be deposited in the registry office of the registration division in which such society exists, and the other shall without delay be forwarded to the Minister of Consumer Affairs, Cooperatives and Financial Institutions.
The prothonotary shall be entitled to a fee of fifty cents for the certificate he gives, and the registrar to a fee of one dollar for the deposit and certificate given under this act.
R. S. 1964, c. 300, s. 1; 1969, c. 26, s. 115; 1975, c. 76, s. 11.