Good to know

Some changes in Bill 154 don’t require any action on your part but they are still good to know about.

What’s expected from directors
Whether your director is a lawyer or a lumberjack, the same basic things are now expected of all directors.

What can incorporated nonprofits legally do…
Before January 13, 2018, an incorporated nonprofit could only do what the OCA, its letters patent, and its bylaws said it could do. Now, an incorporated nonprofit can do everything an individual can do unless the law, its articles or its bylaws say it cannot. In all cases, nonprofits should only do things that help achieve the goals listed in its letters patent.

What happens when the OCA conflicts with other laws…
If the OCA conflicts with other laws, for example, charity law, then those other laws should be followed.