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

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

Maharashtra Co-operative Societies (Second Amendment) Act 2018: All You Need To Know

The sub-section (4), section 166 of the principal Act is been removed. By Rohit Sharma MUMBAI The members of the committee and its office bearers not only have to co-terminus of the committee after five years from the date of election but also the members shall be deemed to have vacated their offices

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

Redevelopment of Societies not subject matter of RERA

By Dr. Sanjay Chaturvedi LLB, PhD Muralidhar Mahadeo Prabhu V/s G A Builders Pvt Ltd.( CC00600000000-12265) Order dated 15th January 2018 The Complainant in his complaint has stated that he is the member of a Co-Operative Housing Society which is taken up for redevelopment by the Respondent. He alleged that the Respondent

Cheated by developer cannot be termed as civil dispute: Bombay HC

By Accommodation Times Bureau MUMBAI The Justice, S.J. Kathawalla of Bombay High Court on Friday said that the complaints filed by the members of the public alleging that they have been cheated by the developer cannot be termed as disputes of a civil nature. The Petition was filed by a co-operative Society whose building

Registration of a Resale Agreement in a Society: Dos & Don’t

By Advocate S R Agarwal Accommodation Times Bureau Usually, there is a misconception that a resale agreement for the purchase of a flat in a registered society does not require registration and such understanding seems to be based on the provisions of Section 41 of the Maharashtra Co-operative Societies Act 1960, which

This Navratri, housing societies to enjoy Garba without police hassles

By Accommodation Times News Service The only permission the society organisers will now need to take from the police is the for the use of loud speakers as it is obligatory under the Noise Pollution (Regulation and Control) Rules, 2000  Navratri promises to be a stress-free affair for housing societies across the

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