Chit Funds Act, 1982
13.Aggregate amount of chits.-
(1)No foreman, other than a firm or other association of individuals of a company or co-operative society, shall commence or conduct chits, the aggregate chit amount of which at any time exceeds twenty-five thousand rupees.
(2)Where the foreman is a firm or other association of individuals, the aggregate chit amount of the chit conducted by the firm or other association shall not at any time exceed,-
(a)where the number of partners of the firm or the individuals constituting the association is not less than four, a sum of rupees one lakh;
(b)in any other case, a sum calculated on the basis of twenty-five thousand rupees with respect to each partner or individual.
(3)Where the foreman is a company or co-operative society, the aggregate chit amount of the chits conducted by it shall not at any time exceed ten times the net owned funds of the company or the co-operative society, as the case may be.
Explanation.- For the purposes of this sub-section, "net owned funds" shall mean the aggregate of the paid-up capital and free reserves as disclosed in the last audited balance sheet of the company or co-operative society, as reduced by the amount of accumulated balance of loss, deferred revenue, expenditure and other intangible assets, if any, as disclosed in the said balance sheet.