This Act shall apply to
(a) all co-operative societies, with objects not confined to one State which were incorporated before the commencement of this Act,
(i) under the Co-operative Societies Act, 1912 (2 of 1912), or
(ii) under any other law relating to co-operative societies in force in any State or in pursuance of the Multi-unit Co-operative Societies Act, 1942 (6 of 1942) or the Multi-StateCo-operative Societies Act, 1984 (51 of 1984),
and the registration of which has not been cancelled before such commencement; and (b) all multi-State co-operative societies.