The Delhi Co-Operative Societies Act,1972
85. Prohibition against the use of the word “co-operative”.-.-
No person other than co-operative society shall trade or carry on business under any name or title of which the word “co-operative” or its equivalent in any Indian language is part :
Provided that nothing in this section shall apply to the use by any person or his successor-in-interest of any name or title under which he carried on business at the date on which the Co-operative Societies Act,1912 (2 of 1912) came into operation.