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Name: Cooperatives Law.
Country: Bahrain
Subject(s): Cooperatives
Type of legislation: Law, Act
Adopted on: 2006-12-13
Entry into force:
ISN: BHR-2006-L-83311
Bibliography: Act on-line in Arabic Act on-line in Arabic FAOLex, Food and Agriculture Organization of the United Nations PDF PDF (consulted on 2010-03-25)
Abstract/Citation: The aim of this Law is to regulate cooperatives. The present Law is composed of 8 Chapters divided into 69 articles. Chapter 1 contains general provisions. Chapter 2 provides for the establishment of cooperatives and deals with the following matters: requirements and conditions for establishing cooperatives; constituent act; statute; registration's documents; internal organization; etc. Chapter 3 pertains to the management of cooperatives including the Administration Body and General Assembly. Chapter 4 provides for the finance sources and incomes. Chapter 5 concerns the control of cooperatives. Chapter 6 addresses the joint cooperatives and cooperative unions. Chapter 7 refers to the dissolution and liquidation of cooperatives. Chapter 8 contains offences and penalties.
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