KARNATAKA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES ACT 1959, SECTION.64
1) When Inquiry under section 64 is ordered?
When the Registrar/auditor finds doubts or defects in the matter specified the constitution working/financial condition of a co-operative society
2) Who orders inquiry under section 64 ?
The Registrar or Registrar of the concerned jurisdiction orders section.64.
3)Who are the eligible persons to be appointed as inquiry officer by the Registrar?
Employee of the co-operative department or retired knowledgeable person can be ordered as an inquiry officer.
4) Under which circumstances inquiry under section 64 can be held?
1.Co-operative society to which the society concerned is affiliated
5)What is the maximum stipulated period for completing the inquiry?
An inquiry should be completed within a period of twelve months.
6) How long the registrar can extend after stipulated period ?
Registrar (for the reasons to be recorded in writing) extend for a period of six months.
7) What are the powers given to the Registrar or the person authorised by the registrar for the purpose of inquiry?
a) An inquiry officer at all times, have free access to the books,accounts,documents,securities,cash and other properties belonging to or in the custody of the society and may summon any person in possession or responsible for the custody of any such books,accounts, documents,securities,cash or other properties to produce the same at any public office at the headquarters of the society or any branch thereof.
b) An inquiry officer may summon any person who, he has reason to believe has knowledge of any of the affairs of the society to appear before him at public office at the headquarters of the society or any branch thereof and may examine such person on oath.
8)What is the maximum stipulated period for completing the inquiry?
a) An inquiry officer may, notwithstanding any rule or byelaw specifying the period of the notice for a general meeting of the society, require the (office bearers) of the society to call a general meeting at such time and place at the headquarters of the society or any branch thereof and to determine such matters as may be directed by him and where the (office-bearers) of the society refuse or fail to call such meeting he shall have power to call it himself.
9)Is quorum necessary for the general meeting called by th inquiry officer?
Any meeting called by the inquiry officer for the purpose of an inquiry shall have the powers of the general meeting called under the bye-law of the society and its proceeding shall be regulated by such bye-law except that no quorum shall be necessary for such meeting.
10) Whom the inquiry report is to be communicated?
When an inquiry is made under this section the Registrar shall communicate the result of the inquiry to the society and to the co-operative society,if any to which that society is affiliated (and also to the Director of Co-operative Audit).
KARNATAKA CO-OPERATIVE SOCIETIES ACT 1959, SECTION.65
1)When section 65 is ordered?
The Registrar may of his own motion or on the application of a creditor of a co-operative society,inspect or direct any person authorised by him by order in writing in this behalf, to inspect the books of the society.
2)Who orders inspection under section 65 ?
The Registrar or Registrar of the concerned jurisdiction can order section.64.
3)Under which circumstances section.65 inspection held?
Section 65 can be ordered when the applicant:-
4) whom the inspection report should be communicated?
The Registrar shall communicate the results of any such inspection to the Director of co-operatie Audit and