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Industrial and Provident Societies               

 

Co-operative and Friendly Societies               

 

Charities Organization and the Act of 2013               

 

Charities Act of 2013 Presentation               


Registration and Application Forms

Charities should submit two (2) copies of documents (along with the original for verification) »»

Effective immediately, the Department will not accept an application for registration without all the supporting documents as per the Registration Agreement under the respective Acts.

Charity - Application Form (Charity Form 1)              

Co-operative Society - Registration and Application Form               

Friendly Society - Registration and Application Form              

Renewal of Charity Status (Charity Form 3)

 

Charity Renewal Process (Guide)              

Application for Registration of Agricultural Loan Society
- First Schedule (ALS & AO Act) 


Application for Certification as an Approved Organization
- Second Schedule (ALS & AO Act) 


Application for Postponement of Annual General Meeting (FIRST SCHEDULE of the Amended Co-operative Regulation)                



Industrial and Provident Societies

 

Forms              


Other Forms

Charity - Fit and Proper Questionnaire (Charity Form 2)             

      Guidance Note for Fit and Proper Trustees            


Charity Authorized Signature Form

Charity Annual Return (Charity Form 8)

      Guidance Note on Filing of Returns and the Maintenance of Accounts            

Notice of Change to Charities Authority (Charity Form 7)              

Request for Revocation of Approval (Charity Form 6A)              

ALSA & AO - Fit and Proper Questionnaire             


Business Plan Template - (For Co-operatives seeking Registration )             

Receipts and Expenditures (Friendly Society Form 3)              

Statement of Affairs Form - (For Friendly Societies seeking Registration)

 

Dues Listing for Society

Return of Members and Investments (Friendly Society Form 7)

Bonds Form

Arbitration Forms (Co-operative Form 8, 9 & 10 )


Templates

 

Application for Membership within a Friendly Societies (Template)

 

Application for Membership within a Co-operative Societies (Template)

 

Nomination Form for Co-operatives (Template)

 

Nomination Form for Friendly Societies (Template)

 

Members Register for Co-operative Friendly Societies (Template)

 

Members Register for Friendly Societies (Template)

 

Form of Transfer for Shares for Co-operatives (Template)

Special Declaration (Wording recommended by Jamaica Customs Agency)


Acts and Regulations

 

Charities Act, 2013              

 

Charitable Organizations (Tax Harmonization)(Misc. Provisions) Act, 2013              

 

Industrial and Provident Societies Act               

 

Industrial and Provident Societies Regulations              

 

Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Regulations, 2010             

 

Industrial and Provident Societies (Amendment) Regulations, 2015             

 

Co-operative Societies Act              

 

Co-operative Societies Regulations              

 

Co-operative Societies (Amendment) Regulations, 2021              

 

Friendly Societies Act              

 

Friendly Societies Regulations              

 

Friendly Societies (Ammendment) Regulations, 2021              

 

Agricultural Loan Socities and Approved Organizations Act, 2017              

 

Agricultural Loan Socities and Approved Organizations Regulation, 2021              


DCFS Annual Report

 

DCFS Annual Report for the period 2016 - 2017               

 

DCFS Annual Report for the period 2015 - 2016               

 

DCFS Annual Report for the period 2014 - 2015               

 

DCFS Annual Report for the period 2013 - 2014               

 

DCFS Annual Report for the period 2012 - 2013               

 

DCFS Annual Report for the period 2011 - 2012               

 

DCFS Annual Report for the period 2010 - 2011               


 

Backgroung of D.C.F.S

The Department of Co-operatives and Friendly Societies (DCFS), an agency within the Ministry of Industry, Investment and Commerce, continues its relentless pursuit of social equity and unity of purpose, which embrace the core values of decency, civility and co-operation. Read more...