86. Winding up of multi-State co-operative societies.
(1) If the Central Registrar, after audit has been conducted under section 70 or special audit has been conducted under section 77 or an inquiry has been held under section 78 or an inspection has been made under section 79, is of opinion that the society ought to be wound up, he may, after giving the society a reasonable opportunity of making its representations by order, direct it to be wound up.
(2) The Central Registrar may, of his own motion and after giving the multi-State co-operativesociety a reasonable opportunity of making its representation, make an order directing the winding up of the multi-State co-operative society,
(a) where it is a condition of the registration of the society that the society shall consist of at least fifty members and the number of members has been reduced to less than fifty; or
(b) where the multi-State co-operative society has not commenced working within a period of six months of the date of its registration or such extended period as the Central Registrar may allow in this behalf or has ceased to function in accordance with co-operative principles.
(3) The Central Registrar may cancel an order for the winding up of a multi-State co-operativesociety, at any time, in any case where, in his opinion, the society should continue to exist.
(4) A copy of such order shall be communicated by registered post to the multi-State co-operativesociety and to the financial institutions, if any, of which the society is a member.
(5) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, no co-operative bank shall be wound up except with the previous sanction, in writing of the Reserve Bank.
(6) Notwithstanding anything contained in this section, the Central Registrar shall make an order for the winding up of a multi-State co-operative society, if the society, by a resolution passed by two-thirdmajority of members present and voting in a general meeting decides for winding up of that society.