Verifying the rules of a cooperative in accordance with the Act on Joint Property
- Nationwide except the Åland Islands
- Public service
In case a cooperative wishes to be organised, it must agree upon rules and send them to be verified by the Regional State Administrative Agency.
Provisions on the Act on Joint Property regulate the rules for the cooperative. The rules and changing the rules of a cooperative must be verified by the Regional State Administrative Agency. The rules will enter into force once the decision gains legal ...
Do the following
Submit a written application to the Regional State Administrative Agency in order to verify the rules. The application should include the applicant's contact details and a separate billing address, if need be. Attach the following documents to the application:
- the rules accepted in a cooperative meeting
- a copy of the minutes of the cooperative meeting in which the rules were accepted and
- an account on the legal force of the above-mentioned decisions (the Act on Joint Property, Sections 23 and 23 a).
The Regional State Administrative Agencies for Western and Inland Finland nationally verify the rules of cooperatives in accordance with the Act on Joint Property. The application is submitted to the registry of the Regional State Administrative Agencies for Western and Inland Finland.
To whom and on what terms
The Regional State Administrative Agency must verify that the rules are legal and will not cause harm to any shareholder.