State Govt increases number of society members to hold election on their own
By Maharashtra Bureau
The state government has increased the number of society members to conduct the election. In 2018, an ordinance was passed in which it stated that society can self-conduct elections of the committee if the society has less than or up to 200 Members and on March 9 Maharashtra government published an ordinance which says that housing societies with less than 250 members can conduct elections.
According to the ordinance, any officer or past officer or Member or past Member of the Committee of the housing society fails to supply the copies of the documents a fine will be levied. Previously the committee was liable to pay Rs 25,000 and now it has reduced between Rs 500 and Rs 5,000.
In section 101 of the principal Act, in sub-section (1), the words by a co-operative housing society, for the recovery of its dues or for the recovery of its maintenance and service charges have been deleted.