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Amendment of Articles of Cooperation and Bylaws in 9520

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Unless otherwise prescribed by this Code and for legitimate purposes, any provision or matter stated in the articles of cooperation and by laws may be amended by two-thirds (2/3) vote of all the members with voting rights, without prejudice to the right of the dissenting members to exercise their right to withdraw their membership under Article 30.

Both the original and amended articles and/or bylaws shall contain all provisions required by law to be set out in the articles of cooperation and by laws. Amendments shall be indicated by underscoring or otherwise appropriately indicating the change or changes made and a copy of the amended articles or amended bylaws duly certified under oath by the cooperative secretary and a majority of the directors stating the fact that said amendment or amendments to the articles of cooperation and/or bylaws have been duly approved by the required vote of the members. All amendments to the article of cooperation and/or bylaws shall be submitted to the Authority. The amendments shall take effect upon its approval by the authority or within thirty (30) days from the date of filing thereof if not acted upon by the Authority for a cause not attributable to the cooperative.


Art. 18, Chap. II
Rep. Act No. 9520
February 17, 2009


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