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If you volunteer for a position on an Executive can you be

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If you volunteer for a position on an Executive can you be held responsible for a large debt that occurred before you took office??
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Is this a corporation?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

no this is not a Corporation. It is the Royal Canadian Legion

When someone contracts on behalf of the Legion how is that done?

Are they signing personally or on behalf of the Legion?

Can someone donate money to the Legion?
Customer: replied 3 years ago.

all the executive is voted in by all the members for office. They are not signing any documents to make them accountable for the funds raised by the members. It is run like a business with books being kept and meeting being held. All funds are deposited into the bank and cheques are written against the account. the past executive swindled a lot of money which never made it to the bank. If we had the charter over to Dominion Command and bury the charter we want to be sure the present excutive will not be responsible for the monies missing. the police are going to charge the past executive with fraud.


There is no reason to think anyone who comes into the executive would be liable for the theft/fraud of a past director.

And unless you personally sign for something or commit fraud as a director you would not be liable for any debts.

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