Housing Society Bye-laws are the rules and regulations laid down for the proper and peaceful running of the co-operative housing societies. Co-operative society bye-laws are approved by the government authorities and are formed with the intention to help the societies self-regulate themselves.
Model Bye–Laws of Cooperative Housing Society
VIII. RESPONSIBILITIES AND LIABILITIES OF MEMBERS
(B) Expulsion of a Member (Bye Law No 49 to 54)
Bye Law No 52. Handing over vacant possession of the flat by the expelled member
The Member, who has been duly expelled from the Membership of the Society, shall not be entitled to continue in occupation of his flat and he shall arrange to hand over peaceful and vacant possession of his flat to the Secretary of the Society, within such period as the Committee may allow. On his failure to do so, he shall be liable to be evicted from his flat. Acquisition of the Shares and interest of the expelled Member.
Bye Law No 53. Acquisition of the shares and interest of the expelled member
If the meeting of the general body of the Society has decided not to forfeit the shares, the interest of the expelled Member in the capital/property of the Society and the value thereof shall be acquired by the Society and the value thereof shall be paid to the expelled Member, within 3 months of his handing over possession of his flat or his eviction from it, after following the procedure as laid down under the bye-law No. 66 in respect of payment of the value of the shares and interest in the capital/property of the Society acquired by the Society.
Bye Law No 66. Break-up of Service Charges of the Society.
The Service charges of the Society referred to at 64 (vii) above shall include the following:
|a.||Salaries of the office staff, liftmen, watchmen, malis and any other employees of the Society.|
|b.||Where the Society has an independent Office, the property taxes, electricity charges, water charges etc. for the same.|
|c.||Printing, Stationery and Postage,|
|d.||Traveling Allowance and conveyance charges to the staff and the Members of the Committee of the Society.|
|e.||Sitting fees paid to the Members of the Committee of the Society|
|f.||Subscription to the Education Fund of the Maharashtra Rajya Sahakari Sangh Ltd.|
|g.||Annual Subscription of the Housing Federation and any other co-operative institution to which the Society is affiliated.|
|h.||Entrance fees for affiliation to the Housing Federation and any other cooperative institution.|
|i.||Audit Fees for internal, Statutory and reaudit, if any.|
|j.||Expenses incurred at meetings of the general body, the Committee an the Sub-Committee, if any|
|k.||Retainer fees, legal charges, statutory enquiry fees.|
|l.||Common electricity charges.|
|m.||Any other charges approved by the General Body at its Meeting. However such charges should not contradict the provisions of the Act, Rules and Bye-laws of the Society.|
Bye Law No 54. Eligibility of the expelled Member for re-admission
No Member of the Society, who has been expelled from its Membership, shall be eligible for readmission to Membership in the Society, until expiry of the period of one year from the date of his expulsion, provided that on the recommendations of the meetings of the general body of the Society, the expelled Member may be re admitted to its Membership, as a special case before the expiry of the period of one year, with the prior permission of the Registering Authority.
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