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  1. Philippines - Cooperatives - Law, Act

    Cooperative Code of the Philippines, 2008 (R.A. 9520). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 2009-02-17 | PHL-2009-L-83684

    This text is the consolidation of R.A. 6938. Defines cooperatives as an autonomous and duly registered association of persons, with a common bond of interest, who have voluntarily joined together to achieve their social, economic, and cultural needs and aspirations by making equitable contributions to the capital required, patronizing their products and services and accepting a fair share of the risks and benefits of the undertaking in accordance with universally accepted cooperative principles. This law defines the types of cooperatives, regulates their establishment including capital, membership, tax treatment and auditing and also provides for penal provisions in case of violation of the provisions of the Act.

  2. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Rules and Regulations Implementing Certain Provisions of the Cooperative Code of the Philippines.

    Adoption: 1992-01-06 | PHL-1992-R-27219

    These Regulations were issued by the Cooperative Development Authority, pursuant to the provisions of the Cooperative Code of the Philippines. They provide formats for the annual reports of cooperatives as well as filing dates and penalties for failure to comply (Rule 2). Rules 3, 4 and 5 relate to the value of shares in cooperatives and the voting rights of shareholders. Rule 6 deals with the method and effects of the merger or consolidation of cooperatives. Rules 7 and 8 relate to the division or liquidation of cooperatives, and Rule 9 to "laboratory cooperatives," i.e., cooperatives of minors.

  3. Philippines - Cooperatives - Law, Act

    Republic Act No. 6839

    Adoption: 1990-03-10 | Date of entry into force: 1990-06-12 | PHL-1990-L-21991

    Creates the Cooperative Development Authority with the function of promoting cooperative development and formulating cooperative policies.

  4. Philippines - Cooperatives - Law, Act

    Cooperative Code of the Philippines (R.A. No. 6938). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1990-03-10 | PHL-1990-L-55522

  5. Philippines - Cooperatives - Law, Act

    Cooperative Development Authority Act (Republic Act No. 6939). - Act on-line

    Adoption: 1990-03-10 | PHL-1990-L-55523

    An Act creating the Cooperative Development Authority to promote the viability and growth of cooperatives as instruments of equity, social justice and economic development, defining its powers, functions and responsibilities, rationalizing government policies and agencies with cooperative functions, supporting cooperative development, transferring the registration and regulation functions of existing government agencies on cooperatives as such and consolidating the same with the authority, appropriating funds therefor, and for other purposes.

  6. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 2008 to further strengthen the cooperative movement.

    Adoption: 1986-01-08 | PHL-1986-R-2428

    Restores to cooperatives certain privileges which had been suspended by Presidential Decree No. 1955, by amending ss. 4, 5 and 9 thereof. Sets forth the powers and privileges of cooperatives, including the possible exemption from the application of the Minimum Wage Law. Fixes penalties for non-compliance and repeals any provisions inconsistent with this Decree.

  7. Philippines - Cooperatives - Miscellaneous (circular, directive, legal notice, instruction, etc.)

    Memorandum Circular No. 1295 concerning the organization and establishment of credit cooperatives among market vendors in the public markets.

    Adoption: 1985-11-21 | PHL-1985-M-2424

  8. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Circular (No. 4 of 1983) promulgating rules and regulations on the audit of cooperatives and federations and unions.

    Adoption: 1983-10-18 | PHL-1983-R-42740

  9. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Circular (No. 1 of 1982) transferring the administration of the Cooperative Education and Training Fund to the Cooperative Union of the Philippines inc.

    Adoption: 1982-02-02 | PHL-1982-R-42741

  10. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Circular (No. 1 of 1981) prescribing rules and regulations for the registration and conversion of cooperative organizations.

    Adoption: 1981-01-08 | PHL-1981-R-42742

    The conditions for a proposed cooperative are that there should at least 15 qualified members and a paid-up capital of not less than P1,000.00. An operating and viable registered pre-cooperative which has complied with the minimum requirements of full-fledged cooperatives may be converted after verification by the Regional Director through an audit or inspection.

  11. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Presidential Decree No. 175, strengthening the cooperative movement.

    Adoption: 1973-04-14 | PHL-1973-R-16103

    Policy and principles of the cooperative movement.

  12. Philippines - Cooperatives - Law, Act

    National Grains Industry Development Act, 1972. Annex to Presidential Decree No. 4.

    Adoption: 1972-12-11 | PHL-1972-L-5100

    Creates the National Grains Industry Development Association Calls for the Administration to encourage the organization of farmers and the formation of farmers' cooperatives on irrigated land (s. 22).

  13. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Executive Order (No. 299 of 1971) creating the Presidential Cooperative Development Council.

    Adoption: 1971-03-06 | PHL-1971-R-42743

    The Council shall have the following functions: It shall evolve an integrated cooperative program; determine the organizational and financial requirements of such a program; coordinate the activities of agencies involved in cooperative development; and be responsible for other matters connected therewith or related thereto.

  14. Philippines - Cooperatives - Regulation, Decree, Ordinance

    Administrative Order (No. 1 of 1962) implementing Republic Act No. 2023 (as amended to 1965-02-15).

    Adoption: 1962-01-09 | Date of entry into force: 1962-03-27 | PHL-1962-R-42745

    Regulations governing the organization, operation and administration of nonagricultural cooperatives.

  15. Philippines - Cooperatives - Law, Act

    Republic Act (No. 2023) to provide the general basic cooperative Act and to consolidate and amend existing laws on non-agricultural cooperatives (as amended to 1965).

    Adoption: 1957-06-22 | PHL-1957-L-42744

    Seventeen Chapters, dealing with: the administrator; organization and registration; membership; administration; duties, privileges and responsabilities of cooperatives; capital, property and funds; allocation and distribution of savings; audit, inquiry and inspection; supersession; liquidation and arbitration; surcharge and attachment of property; regulations; offences and penalties; cooperative banks; cooperative wholesale societies; and other miscellaneous matters.

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