12. CLASSIFICATION OF SOCIETIES
(1) The Registrar shall classify all societies into one or other of the classes of societies defined in section 2, and also into such sub-classes, thereof as may be prescribed by rules.
(2) The Registrar may, for reasons to be recorded in writing, alter the classification of a society from one class of society to another, or from one sub-class thereof to another; and may, in the public interest and subject to such terms and conditions as he may think fit to impose, allow any society so classified to undertake the activities of a society belonging to another class.
(3) A list of all societies so classified shall be published by the Registrar every three years in such manner as the State Government may from time to time, direct.