Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act No. 39

India

(enacted in 2002)

The Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act No. 39 consolidates and amends the law relating to cooperative societies in India with objects not confined to one State and serving the interests of members in more than one State.

This Act is organized as follows:

  • Chapter I Preliminary;
  • Chapter II Central Registrar and Registration of Multi-State Cooperative Societies;
  • Chapter III Registration and Functions of Federal Cooperatives;
  • Chapter IV Members of Multi-State Cooperative Societies and their Duties, Rights and Liabilities;
  • Chapter V Direction and Management of Multi-State Cooperative Societies;
  • Chapter VI Privileges of Multi-State Cooperative Societies;
  • Chapter VII Properties and Funds of Multi-State Cooperative Societies;
  • Chapter VIII Audit, Inquiry, Inspection and Surcharge;
  • Chapter IX Settlement of Disputes;
  • Chapter X Winding Up of Multi-State Cooperative Societies;
  • Chapter XI Execution of Decrees, Orders and Decisions;
  • Chapter XII Appeals and Review;
  • Chapter XIII Societies Which Become Multi-State Cooperative Societies Consequent to Reorganisation of States;
  • Chapter XIV Offences and Penalties; and
  • Chapter XV Miscellaneous.