43. Conditions to be complied with by members applying for loans
(1) Every member of a society applying for a loan from the society shall be required to hold shares in such manner and in such proportion to the amount of loan applied for by him as may be specified in the by-laws of the society.
(2) Subject to the maximum limit specified in the by-laws, a loan to be granted to a member of a resource society and the period of its repayment shall be in accordance with the standard laid down by the Registrar in consultation with the Central Bank and the Federal Society. A loan in excess of the maximum amount may be granted to a member with the previous sanction of the Central Bank and the Federal Society to which the society is affiliated :
Provided that where the amount of the loan exceeds twice the maximum limit contained in the by-laws, prior sanction of the Registrar shall also be obtained.