Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Victoria)

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Associations Incorporation Act 1981 (Victoria) is the act of the Parliament of Victoria in Australia to make provision for the incorporation of certain associations, for the regulation of these incorporated associations.

It was assented to on 5 January 1982 and came into operation on 1 July 1983 after being printed in the Government Gazette on 25 May 1983 (page 1238).

Among other changes, it amended the Evidence Act 1958. Consumer Affairs Victoria administers this legislation.

Parliamentary approval[edit]

The act was introduced by Michael O'Brain in the Legislative Assembly on 6 December 2011. It passed the Assembly on 29 March 2012. The bill passed the upper house on 19 April 2012.[1]


The aim of the act is to provide a way for the:[2]

  • registration and incorporation of associations
  • regulation, accountability and governance of associations

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