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FRIENDLY SOCIETIES Definition & Legal Meaning

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In English law. Associations supported by subscription, forthe relief and maintenance of the members, or their wives, children, relatives, andnominees, in sickness, infancy, advanced age, widowhood, etc. The statutes regulatingthese societies were consolidated and amended by St. 38 & 39 Vict. c. 00. Wharton.


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