02 May 2020

Guidance for Registered Societies on the Conduct of General Meetings and Governing Bodies’ Meetings During Periods of Safe Distancing Measures

1. The COVID-19 (Temporary Measures)(Alternative Arrangements for Meetings for Registered Societies) Order 2020 (the “Alternative Arrangements Order”) (see Annex A) was issued on 27 April 2020 to help societies conduct general meetings and governing bodies’ meetings through alternative arrangements while complying with prevailing safe distancing measures.


2. The Registry of Societies has prepared the following for the societies’ reference:


(i) Guidance on the conduct of meetings and governing bodies’ meetings of registered societies during control period (see Annex B)

(ii) Guidance on virtual meetings for registered societies (see Annex C); and

(iii) FAQs on holding of meetings for registered societies (see Annex D).


3. The information can also be found on MHA’s website: https://www.mha.gov.sg/newsroom/press-release/news/guidance-for-registered-societies-and-governing-bodies-meetings-during-periods-of-safe-distancing-measures and ROS’ website: www.ros.mha.gov.sg.


Annex A (49 kb, .pdf)

Annex B (144 kb, .pdf)

Annex C (212 kb, .pdf) 

Annex D (637 kb, .pdf)

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