23. Valuation of shares
(1) Where a member of society ceases to be a member thereof, the sum representing the value of his share or interest in the share capital of the society to be paid to him or his nominee, heir or legal representative, as the case may be, shall be ascertained in the following manner, namely, —
(i) In the case of a society with unlimited liability, it shall be the actual amount received by the Society in respect of such share or interest;
(ii) In the case of a society with limited liability, it shall be the amount arrived at by a valuation based on the financial position of the society as shown in the last audited balance sheet preceding the cessation of membership :
Provided that the amount so ascertained shall not exceed the actual amount received by the society in respect of such share or interest.
(2) Where a person is allotted a share by a society, the payment required to be made therefor shall not exceed the face value of the share notwithstanding anything contained in the by-laws of the society.
(3) When a share is transferred by a member to another member duly admitted as a member of a society, the transferee shall not be required to pay anything in excess of the value of the share determined in accordance with sub-rule (1).