The Act provides, inter alia, that:
a) persons entitled to establish social cooperatives;
b) principles of division, merger and liquidation of social cooperatives;
c) scope of activity of social cooperatives;
d) internal principles governing functioning of social cooperatives;
e) liability and rules concerning settlement of received public funding.
It is also provides that any issues concerning social cooperatives not settled under this Act shall be subject to Cooperative Law of 16 September 1982 (Dz. U. of 2003, No 188, entry 1848 as amended).