Notice to Society Registrar

Section 42 of the specific Relief Act 1877

Section 54 and section 70 of the Cooperative Societies Act 1925

Phrase touching the business of society… scope nature of dispute covered by section 54 of cooperative societies Act 1925 has been specified in clause (a) to € of section 54 of Cooperative Societies Act 1925 which all relative dispute regarding internal affairs of a society in between its members or of members with society or its committees. Both sections 54 and 70 of cooperative Societies Act 1925 are limited to dispute regarding business of the society. said phrase appears in different provision of the same statute as a rule it is to be assigned the same meaning. section 70 of cooperative societies act 1925 though does not make reference to section 54 of cooperative societies Act 1925 but without relating to the latter, issuance of notice would be meaningless. Two months wait period provided under section 70 of Cooperative Societies Act 1925 is to enable the Registrar to resolve the dispute… only provision in cooperative Societies Act 1925 empowering Registrar to resolve disputes in section 54 of Cooperative Societies Act 1925 Provide for suspension of proceedings if the Registrar is of the opinion that dispute involves complicated questions of law and facts which can be decided only though a regular suit. Only reasonable construction consistent with the scheme and purpose of cooperative Societies Act 1925 would be to limited application of section 70 of cooperative societies Act 1925.

 Section 70 .. Notice to Registrar. Scope. Provision of section 70 of Cooperative Societies Act 1925 does not apply to all suits institutes against society or any of its officers, it is restricted to suits in respect of any act, “touching the business of society”

2015 SCMR 1799

2005 CLC 215

1998 MLD 1850

PLD 1985 Karachi 481