29. Annual general meeting.-
(1) Every co-operative society shall, within a period of six months next after the date fixed for making-up its accounts for the year under the rules for the time being in force, call a general meeting of its members for the purpose of-
(a) approval of the programme of the activities of the society prepared by the committee for the ensuing year;
(b) election, if any, of the members of the committee other than nominated members subject to the provisions of section 31;
(c) consideration of the audit report and the annual report;
(d) disposal of the net profits; and
(e) consideration of any other matter which may be brought forward in accordance with bye-laws:
Provided that the Registrar may, by general or special order, extend the period for holding such meeting for a further period not exceeding three months: Provided further that, if in the opinion of the Registrar no such extension is necessary, or such meeting is not called by the society within the extended period, if any, granted by him, the Registrar or any person authorised by him may call such meeting in the manner prescribed, and that meeting shall be deemed to be a general meeting duly called by the society; and the Registrar may order that the expenditure incurred in calling such a meeting shall be paid out of the funds of the society or by such person or persons who, in the opinion of the Registrar, were responsible for the refusal or failure to convene the general meeting.
(2) At every annual general meeting of a co-operative society, the committee shall lay before the society a statement showing the details of the loans, if any, given to any of the members of the committee during the preceding year.