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benefit society

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(Insurance) a US term for friendly society
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CO-OPERATIVE AND COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETIES ACT 2014 Notice of Cancellation pursuant to section 5 of the Act Notice is hereby given that the Authority has, pursuant to the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014, this day cancelled the registration of Dingle Community Learning Programme Limited (Register No.
CO-OPERATIVE AND COMMUNITY BENEFIT SOCIETIES ACT 2014 Notice of Cancellation pursuant to section 5 of the Act Notice is hereby given that the Authority has pursuant to the above mentioned section this day cancelled the registration of Union Shop Co-operative Limited (Register No.
GCU has a rich history stemming from its Eastern European founders, and now has the largest asset base of all fraternal benefit societies domiciled in Pennsylvania.
KUWAIT, July 8 (KUNA) -- Director of Kuwait Society for Human Rights (KSHR) Mohammad Al-Humaidi on Wednesday urged local public benefit societies to work for a unified comprehensive and effective strategy to encounter "culture of hatred" and enhance coexistence, tolerance, and accepting the other.
That's a relevant benefit not only for fraternal members--but also for the individuals and organizations supported by fraternal benefit societies in communities across the country every day.
Fraternal benefit societies are nonprofit, mutual aid organizations that insure members and their families against death, disease and disability, and maintain an active lodge system.
Albany, NY--February 13, 2008--Fraternal benefit societies would be provided with the same opportunities to engage in investment practices that are currently provided to life insurance companies under legislation passed in the New York State Assembly.
Cordery begins his study with the development of the friendly societies, tracing their roots to the mutual benefit societies brought to London by Huguenot refugees from France in the 1680s at a time "when poverty was gaining a high profile .
In his fascinating but strangely affectless new book, Beito tells the remarkable story of fraternal organizations--all those Masons, Moose, Oddfellows, Woodmen, and so forth--as mutual benefit societies that enabled vast numbers of Americans to safeguard their families without the stigma of charity or the snare of long-term dependence.
120, Accounting and Reporting by Mutual Life Insurance Enterprises and by Insurance Enterprises for Certain Long-Duration Participating Contracts, applies to mutual life insurance enterprises, assessment enterprises and fraternal benefit societies, all of which are referred to as mutual life insurance enterprises.
A new study released today finds that fraternal benefit societies, not-for-profit mutual aid associations created more than a century ago, continue to provide very large benefits to the communities in which they are located.