The Delhi Co-Operative Societies Act,1972
16. Power to direct amalgamation, division and reorganisation in public interest etc.-
(1) Where the Registrar is satisfied that it is essential in the public interest, or in the interest of the co-operative movement, or for the purpose of securing the proper management of any co operative society that two or more co-operative societies should be amalgamated or any co-operative society should be divided to form two or more co-operative societies or should be reorganised, then, notwithstanding anything contained in section 15, but subject to the provisions of this section, the Registrar may, by order, provide for the amalgamation, division or reorganisation of these co-operative societies into a single society or into societies with such constitution, property rights, interests and authorities and such liabilities, duties and obligations as may be specified in the order.
Provided that no such order of amalgamation, division or reorganisation in respect of a co-operative bank shall be made without the previous sanction in writing of the Reserve Bank.