The Office of the Registrar of Coop. Societies deals with the Registration of Coop. Societies. These Societies are registered under Section 9 of the Maharashtra Coop. Societies Act, 1960 as in force in the State of Goa (herein after referred to as said Act) and the Coop. Societies Rules 1962 made thereunder (herein after referred to as said Rules). The audit of these Societies is conducted by Coop. Department in terms of Section 81 of the said Act. So also, inquiry under Section 83 and inspection under section 84 of the said Act is also conducted by the Coop. Department, so as to have check on the functioning of the Societies. The Societies may approach the respective office of the Asstt. Registrar of Coop. Societies under whose jurisdiction they are functioning for any guidance/clarification on above referred matters. In case of dispute, a reference of Dispute/Arbitration under section 91 of the said Act shall be made in writing to the Registrar or Asstt. Registrar of Coop. Societies of the respective jurisdiction in the prescribed application form “N”. The parties to the Disputes/Arbitration cases are required to deposit such fees as prescribed by the Registrar. In case of Registration of Dairy Coop. Societies and obtaining certified copies, filing of Disputes and Arbitration cases, relating to Dairy Societies, the Asstt. Registrar of Coop. Societies, Dairy, Ponda be contacted.