The Section will perform the following activities;

(i) Prepare areas that require review on relevant policies, Acts, regulations and guidelines on registration and de—registration of cooperative societies and monitor their implementation

(ii) Issue guidelines on registration and de—registration of cooperative societies and monitor their implementation

(iii) Register by- laws of affiliated cooperative societies and their amendments

(iv) Coordinate registration of by—laws of primary cooperative societies

(v) Register legal mortgages, debentures, letters 0f hypothecation, charges and contracts involving affiliated cooperative societies;

(vi) Institute amalgamation, division and cancellation of affiliated Cooperative societies;

(vii) Initiate and make follow up of affiliated cooperative societies liquidation processes; and

(viii) Oversee the vetting and election of leaders of affiliated cooperative societies.

(ix) Identify and recommend areas that require review on Policies, Act, Regulations and Guidelines on inspection and supervision of primary cooperative societies and monitor their implementation;

(x) Issue and make follow up on implementation of guidelines on complaints and dispute settlements of affiliated cooperative societies;

(xi) Receive, consider and settle complaints of cooperative societies;

(xii) Determine and settle disputes of cooperative societies;

(xiii) Provide advice, support and make follow up on cases involving cooperative societies;

(xiv) Ensure affiliated cooperative societies comply to cooperative legislation;

(xv) Initiate prosecution of cases involving affiliated cooperative societies; and

(xvi) Issue and supervise implementation of orders, circulars, notices and directives to cooperative societies and members

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