Multi-State Cooperative Societies Act, 1984
36. Holding of office in cooperative society.-
Notwithstanding any thing contained in this Act, no person shall be eligible to hold, at the same time, office of a president or chairman or vice-president or vice-chairman on the board of more than one multi-State cooperative society:
Provided that any person holding, at the commencement of this Act, the office of a president or chairman or vice-president or vice-chairman in more than one multi-State cooperative society shall, within three months from such commencement by notice in writing signed by him, intimate the name of the multi-State cooperative society in which he wishes to serve and thereupon his office in the other multi-State cooperative society in which he does not wish to serve shall become vacant:
Provided further that in default of such intimation within the period referred to in the preceding proviso, his offices in all the multi-State cooperative societies shall, at the expiration of the period aforesaid, become vacant.