A CRITICAL ASSESSMENT OF THE IMPORTANCE OF STUDYING CO-OPERATIVE LAWS …
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.
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TABLE OF CONTENTS VI
1.1 OBJECTIVE OF THE STUDY
1.2 SIGNIFICANCE OF STUDY
1.3 PURPOSE OF STUDY
1.4 LIMITATION AND SCOPE OF STUDY
1.5 DEFINITION OF TERMS
2.1 CO-OPERATIVE LAW
2.2 HOW CO-OPERATIVE LAW LIMITS ITS GROWTH
2.3 CO-OPERATIVE LAW AND THE COURTS
2.4 MEMBERS OF CO-OPERATIVE AND ITS LAW
2.5 CONTENTS OF CO-OPERATIVE LAW
2.6 EASTERN NIGERIA CO-OPERATIVE LAW OF 1963.
3.1 CONTENTS OF THE CO-OPERATIVE RULES
3.2 OBSERVATION OF 1993 DECREE
4.1 CO-OPERATIVE MEMBERSHIP
4.2 DUTIES OF A MEMBER
4.3 THE POWERS AND DUTIES OF A CO-OPERATIVE REGISTRAR/DIRECTOR.
4.4 REPLACEMENT OF ENTIRE COMMITTEE.
5.1 SUMMARY OF FINDINGS