30. Unincorporated associations.

An unincorporated association is an association of individuals who have come together to carry out a mutual purpose1. For legal purposes, an unincorporated association has no separate legal identity as distinct from the individuals who comprise its membership. Rules are agreed between members, setting out how the unincorporated association is to be run and managed. The relationship between members is contractual, based on the provisions of the rules as agreed between members. There will usually be a management committee set up to run the affairs of the unincorporated association, to enter into contracts and to hold land on its