New Chapter: housing societies can conduct elections if less than 200 members

By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI: Now, the housing society can self-conduct elections of the committee if the society has less than or up to 200 Members, according to Maharashtra Co-operative Societies (Third Amendment) Act, 2018. “The Governor of Maharashtra was satisfied that circumstances existed which rendered it necessary for him to take immediate action further

Ordinance to amend Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act 1960: All you need to know

By K. K. Ramani (Advocate) The Maharashtra Cooperative Societies (Third Amendment) Ordinance 2018 promulgated by the Governor of Maharashtra brings about significant changes in the Cooperative Societies Act, mainly to cater to the issues of cooperative housing societies. Maharashtra Cooperative Societies Act, as it stood, is designed to regulate the affairs

Housing societies below 100 member may hold election on own

By Accommodation Times Bureau After several efforts from consumer activists, the state cabinet immune those cooperative housing societies who have less than 100 members may soon be allowed to hold elections itself rather than going to long process. “The decision of cabinet will have to enacted through amendment or ordinance of  Maharashtra

New election procedure for cooperative housing societies

By Accommodation Times News Services By Sunil Deshmukh District Deputy Registrar (Retd.) For K.K. Ramani & Associates The Government of Maharashtra has amended the Maharashtra Cooperative Societies Act, 1960 in 2013 and introduced new election procedure for cooperative housing societies. We have explained the procedure as per the Act regarding elections to be conducted by

Election officers looting housing societies in Maharashtra

By Accommodation Times News Services Elections in co-operative housing societies in Maharashtra are compulsory and now election officers will conduct society elections. These officers have to be nominated by the Registrar. The official fees is Rs3500/- . These election officers, so appointed, are behaving like administrators. Besides asking for official fees

Mumbai housing societies have not audited from 3yrs says, state co-operatives department

By Accommodation Times News Service Office-bearers in a majority of societies in the Mumbai metropolitan region (MMR) have not appointed auditors for the last three financial years, revealed the Maharashtra cooperatives department officials. Only 7,000 societies in the MMR have qualified auditors examining their account books, which mean that large sums of

Preparation of Election in Housing Societies in Maharashtra

By Accommodation Times News Services PREPARATION OF ELECTORAL ROLL 6. Provisional list of voters for co-operative societies having individuals as members.— (1) A provisional list of voters shall be prepared by every society in the year in which the election of such society is due to be held. The member who has completed

Interactive Seminar on New Election Rules in Housing Societies Amendment and Procedures, Mumbai

By Accommodation Times News Services ACCOMMODATION TIMES In Association with Maharashtra Co-operative Housing Society Times Present New Election Rules in Housing Societies Amendment and Procedures Date Saturday, 8th August 2015 Venue Juhu Jagruti Auditorium, Mithibai College, Vileparle - West, Mumbai Duration 3 Hours | Timing : 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm Overview The Government of Maharashtra has amended the Maharashtra Co-operative Housing Societies Act, 1960 in

One Flat, One Vote For Cooperative Housing Societies: Supreme Court

B y Accommodation Times News Services Can the bye-laws of a co-operative housing society curtail the voting rights of different members of a holding separate flats in the building? No, says the supreme court: it’s one flat, one vote. The multi-flat family problem has cropped up in scores of housing societies throughout