I am a resident of a cooperative housing society in Ahmedabad in Gujarat. My name is 2nd in society share certificate. Can I become office bearer by consent if 1st name in our soc share certificate Saral cooperative housing society ltd
Regis no. GH 13372
Date of regs 16.10.1989
I C Naik
The Gujarat Co-operative Societies Act, 1961
(13) “member” means a person joining in an application for the registration of a co-operative society which is subsequently registered or a person duly admitted to membership of a society after registration and includes a nominal, associate or sympathizer member;
Section 25(2) provides that
“Subject to the provisions of sub-section (6) of section 28 a nominal associate or sympathizer member shall have such privileges and rights of a member and be subject to such liabilities of a member, as may be specified in the by-laws of the society.
Sub-Section 2 and 6 of Section 28 provides
“Where a share of a society is held jointly by more than one person, only the person whose name stands first in the share certificate, shall have the right to vote.
“A nominal, associate, or sympathizer member of a society shall have the right of vote if such right is conferred on him by the bye-laws.”
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