Co-operative Societies by 97th Constitutional Amendment Act of 2011
Posted on : 21 Dec 2019Views: 714
The 97th Constitutional Amendment Act of 2011 gave a constitutional status and protection to co-operative societies. In this context, it made the following three changes in the Constitution:
1. It made the right to form co-operative societies a fundamental right (Article 19).
2. It included a new Directive Principle of State Policy on promotion of cooperative societies (Article 43-B).
3. It added a new Part IX-B in the Constitution which is entitled as “The Cooperative Societies” (Articles 243-ZH to 243-ZT).
The new Part IX-B contains various provisions to ensure that the cooperative societies in the country function in a democratic, professional, autonomous and economically sound manner. It empowers the Parliament in respect of multi-state cooperative societies and the state legislatures in respect of other co-operative societies to make the appropriate law.
Article Related Questions
Which Constitutional Amendment Act gave a constitutional status and protection to co-operative societies?
1.42nd Constitutional Amendment Act
2.44th Constitutional Amendment Act
3.86th Constitutional Amendment Act
4.97th Constitutional Amendment Act
Right Ans : 97th Constitutional Amendment Act