|Co-operative Societies Ordinance 1952 (No. 9 of 1952)
Legislation on-line, Pacific Islands Legal Information Institute (PacLII), University of the South Pacific, 18 p. (PDF of Act) (consulted on 2012-08-31)
This Ordinance concerns the formation and registration of Co-operative Societies and provides rules for their operation and management. Section 3 concerns the appointment of Registrar and Assistant Registrars. These public officers shall register cooperative societies subject to conditions and in accordance with procedures as set out in sections 4 to 9. Societies shall be bodies corporate. Sections 10 to 29 define duties and privileges of societies and the rights and liabilities of members. Disputes between members, the Committee or societies shall be referred to the Registrar for decision (sect. 49). The Committee is the governing body of a registered society to whom the management of its affairs is entrusted.