St Margaret's Residential College Council Incorporated is an incorporated society (registration number 227021) and registered charity within New Zealand (registration number CC25726). While the College is governed by a Council, no other entities or individuals hold an ownership stake in the College. You can find more information about incorporated societies on the Companies Office website.
While independent of the University of Otago, St Margaret's College maintains formal affiliation with the Univerity under the Affiliated Colleges Statute (2011). Affiliation is reviewed every 5 years and was last carried out in 2017.