Cooperative Societies Act of 1997

Kenya

(amended through 2004)

The Cooperative Societies Act of 1997 contains provisions governing the establishment and functioning of co-operative societies in Kenya.

This law is divided into the following parts:

  • Preliminary;
  • Officers;
  • Registration of co-operative societies;
  • Privileges of a registered society;
  • Rights and liabilities of members;
  • Duties of co-operative societies;
  • Management of co-operative societies;
  • Amalgamation and division of co-operative societies;
  • Rights and obligations of co-operative societies;
  • Property and funds of co-operative societies;
  • Inquiry and inspection;
  • Dissolution;
  • Surcharge;
  • Settlement of disputes; and
  • General.