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Contents

Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II FORMATION AND REGISTRATION OF SOCIETIES

Part III PRIVILEGES AND DUTIES OF SOCIETIES

Part IV RIGHTS AND LIABILITIES OF MEMBERS

Part V ORGANISATION AND MANAGEMENT OF SOCIETIES

Part VI PROPERTY AND FUNDS OF SOCIETIES

Part VII AMALGAMATION AND TRANSFER

Part VIII DUTIES AND POWERS OF REGISTRAR

Part IX MISCELLANEOUS

THE SCHEDULE Matters required to be in by-laws of co-operative society

Legislative History

 
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On 02/10/2014, you requested the version in force on 02/10/2014 incorporating all amendments published on or before 02/10/2014. The closest version currently available is that of 01/09/2009.
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Extraordinary powers of Registrar
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—(1)  If the Registrar is satisfied, after due inquiry by a person appointed by him or for any other reason, that the committee of management of a society is not performing its duties properly, he may by order published in the Gazette —
(a)
suspend all or any of the activities of the society, for such period as he shall specify;
(b)
remove the committee of management of the society and order that the affairs of the society be managed and administered by a committee of not less than 2 persons and a manager, all appointed by him, for a period not exceeding one year or such longer period as he thinks fit; or
(c)
remove one or more members from the committee of management of the society.
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(1A)  The Registrar shall use the extraordinary powers under subsection (1) only after giving an opportunity to the committee of management of a society or the member thereof (as the case may be) to show cause why action should not be taken to suspend the activities of the society, or to remove the committee of management or the member thereof, and after considering the objections of the committee of management or the member thereof (as the case may be).
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(1B)  Allowances of the committee, and the salary of the manager, appointed under subsection (1)(b) shall be paid out of the funds of the society.
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(2)  The persons appointed under subsection (1)(b) shall, prior to the date on which their appointment ceases to have effect, arrange for the election of a new committee of management in accordance with the by-laws.
(3)  An appeal shall lie to the Minister from an order made by the Registrar under subsection (1) within 2 months of the date of the publication in the Gazette of the order appealed against and the decision of the Minister shall be final and shall not be subject to review in any court.
(4)  Subject to the general direction and control of the Registrar, a person appointed under subsection (1)(b) to assume the functions of the committee of management of a society shall have all the powers and duties of a duly constituted committee of management of the society.