This research is channeled towards studying critically the origin, reasons, importance and the problems affecting the co-operative laws and rules. It specifically dealt with different sections of the co-operative laws and rules and their importance or otherwise the growth of the co-operative.
This law is passed to convey government recognition of co-operative societies as a desirable way of doing business for Nigerians in general, but more particularly those with a felt need.
Its prime objective is to provide self-help efforts to the people in the social, cultural and economic fields.
Government appreciates the role of International Co-operative Alliance (I C A), however, in identifying and enunciating the principles by which co-
operative in the whole world can best achieve their goals and retain their peculiar co-operative circle. This law is intended to translate those principles into legal norms and give them legal enforcement.
Government, therefore wishes to use the co-operative Act to according to legal recognition to co-operative and promote and exist them to operate successfully.
All the sections in this project is collected from Eastern Nigeria Co-operative Societies Decree 1993.
TABLE OF CONTENTS
TITLE PAGE I
APPROVAL PAGE II
TABLE OF CONTENTS VI
1.1OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
1.2SIGNIFICANCE OF STUDY
1.3 PURPOSE OF STUDY
1.4 LIMITATION AND SCOPE OF STUDY
1.5 DEFINITION OF TERMS
2.2HOW CO-OPERATIVE LAW LIMITS ITS GROWTH
2.3CO-OPERATIVE LAW AND THE COURTS
2.4MEMBERS OF CO-OPERATIVE AND ITS LAW
2.5CONTENTS OF CO-OPERATIVE LAW
2.6EASTERN NIGERIA CO-OPERATIVE LAW OF 1963.
3.1CONTENTS OF THE CO-OPERATIVE RULES
3.2OBSERVATION OF 1993 DECREE
4.2DUTIES OF A MEMBER
4.3THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF A CO-OPERATIVE REGISTRAR/DIRECTOR.
4.4REPLACEMENT OF ENTIRE COMMITTEE.
5.1SUMMARY OF FINDINGS
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