Punjab

The Department of Cooperation is headed by the Registrar, Cooperative Societies. He has been entrusted with the duties of promoting, sustaining as well as guiding the Cooperative Societies in the State. The statutory functions of the Registrar include the functions as contained in the Punjab Cooperative Societies Act, 1961 and the rules framed there under.

The Punjab Cooperative Societies Act, 1961

http://punjabrevenue.nic.in/CoopSocAct61(1).htm

The Punjab Cooperative Societies Rules, 1963

http://www.punjabcooperation.gov.in/word_documents/acts/The%20Punjab%20Cooperative%20Societies%20Rules,%201963.pdf

http://punjabrevenue.nic.in/society_rls1.htm