CHAPTER 397 - CO-OPERATIVES SOCIETIES ACT: SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

INDEX TO SUBSIDIARY LEGISLATION

Co-operative Societies Act 1998, (Commencement) Order, 1999

Co-operative Societies Regulations, 1999

CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES ACT 1998, (COMMENCEMENT) ORDER

[Section 1]

Arrangements of Paragraphs

   Paragraph

   1.   Title

   2.   Commencement of Act No. 20 of 1998

SI 24 of 1999.

1.   Title

This Order may be cited as the Co-operative Societies Act 1998, (Commencement) Order, 1999.

2.   Commencement of Act No. 20 of 1998

The Co-operative Societies Act, 1998 shall come into operative on the publication of this order.

CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES REGULATIONS

[Section 83]

[Currency mentioned in this regulation should be re-denominated as stipulated under S 4 of Re-denomination Act, 2012, read with S 29 of Bank of Zambia Act, 1996.]

Arrangements of Regulations

   Regulation

   1.   Title

   2.   Interpretation

   3.   Application for registration

   4.   Certificate of registration

   5.   Notice of refusal to register

   6.   Certificate of Amendment

   7.   Change of name by co-operative society

   8.   Notice of cancellation

   9.   Application for membership

   10.   Fee

   11.   Repeal of Statutory Instrument No. 39 of 1972

      FIRST SCHEDULE

      SECOND SCHEDULE

SI 26 of 1999.

1.   Title

These regulation may be cited as the Co-operative Societies Regulations, 1999.

2.   Interpretation

In these regulations unless the context otherwise requires–

"registrar” means the Registrar of Co-operative appointed under section 6;

“co-operative” means any enterprise or organisation owned collectively by its members and managed for their joint social-economic benefit and whose activities are not prohibited by law; and

“co-operative society” means a co-operative registered under this act as a co-operative society.

3.   Application for registration

A co-operative shall apply for registration in Form 1 set out in the first schedule upon payment of the fee prescribed in the second schedule.

4.   Certificate of registration

The Registrar shall upon registration of a co-operative issue certificate of registration in form 2 set out in the first schedule.

5.   Notice of refusal to register

Where the Registrar refuses to register a co-operative , notification of the refusal be in form 3 set out in the first schedule.

6.   Certificate of Amendment

Where the Registrar is satisfied that a co-operative society’s amendments to its by laws are in conformity with the provision of the act, the Registrar shall issue a certificate of amendment to the by-laws in form 4 set out in the first schedule.

7.   Change of name by co-operative society

   (1) Where a co-operative society changes its name the co-operative society shall surrender its original certificate of registration to the Registrar.

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