Appointment of Returning Officer

  • Rule 2(i-2):- Returning Officer means any officer of the State Government or a Local Authority appointed as returning officer by the Cooperative Election Commission and includes an Assistant returning officer performing any of the functions of the returning officer.
  • Rule 13E(1):- For every election of the representatives in respect of a Co-operative society having representative general body, or for every general election of the board of every cooperative society or for every election of the office-bearers of every cooperative society or for an election to fill a casual vacancy in the office of a representative or a director or an office-bearer of every co-operative society, the Co-operative Election Commission shall appoint a Returning officer and many Assistant Returning officers.