The Delhi Co-Operative Societies Act,1972
75. Recovery of sums due to Government.-
(1)All sums due from a co-operative society, or from an officer or member or past member of a co-operative society as such, to Government, included any costs awarded to Government under any provision of this Act, may on a certificate issued by the Registrar in this behalf, be recovered in the same manner as arrears of land revenue.
(2) Sums due from a co-operative society to Government and recoverable under sub-section (1), may be recovered, firstly from the property of the society, secondly, in the case of the society the liability of the members of which is limited from the members, past members or the estates deceased members, subject to the limit of their liability, and, thirdly, in the case of other societies, from the members, past members or the estates of the deceased members:
Provided that the liability of past members and the estates of deceased members shall in all cases be subject to the provisions of section 27.