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Companies Act, 1956 Complete Act - Bare Act

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Preamble1 - COMPANIES ACT, 1956
Part 1
Section1 - Short title, commencement and extent
Section2 - Definitions
Section2A - Interpretation of certain words and expressions
Section3 - Definitions of "company", existing company" "private company" and "public company"
Section4 - Meaning of "holding company" and "subsidiary"
Section4A - Public financial institutions
Section5 - Meaning of "officer who is in default"
Section6 - Meaning of "relative"
Section7 - Interpretation of "person in accordance with whose directions or instructions directors are accustomed to act"
Section8 - Power of Central Government to declare an establishment not to be a branch office
Section9 - Act to override memorandum, articles, etc.
Section10 - Jurisdiction of courts
Section10A - Constitution of Tribunal [Repealed]
Section10B - Procedure of Tribunal [Repealed]
Section10C - Powers of Tribunal [Repealed]
Section10D - Appeals against decisions, etc. of the Tribunal [Repealed]
Part1A - BOARD OF COMPANY LAW ADMINISTRATION
Section10E - Constitution of Board of Company Law Administration
Section10F - Appeals against the order of the Company Law Board
Section10FA - Dissolution of Company Law Board
Part1B - NATIONAL COMPANY LAW TRIBUNAL
Section10FB - Constitution of National Company Law Tribunal
Section10FC - Composition of Tribunal
Section10FD - Qualifications for appointment of President and Members
Section10FE - Term of office of President and Members
Section10FF - Financial and administrative powers of Member Administration
Section10FG - Salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of President and other Members
Section10FH - Vacancy in Tribunal
Section10FI - Resignation of President and Member
Section10FJ - Removal and suspension of President or Member
Section10FK - Officers and employees of Tribunal
Section10FL - Benches of Tribunal
Section10FM - Order of Tribunal
Section10FN - Power to review
Section10FO - Delegation of powers
Section10FP - Power to seek assistance of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate and District Magistrate
Part 1C
Section10FQ - Appeal from order of Tribunal
Section10FR - Constitution of Appellate Tribunal
Section10FS - Vacancy in Appellate Tribunal, etc.
Section10FT - Term of office of Chairperson and Member
Section10FU - Designation of Chairperson and Members
Section10FV - Removal and suspension of Chairperson and Members of Appellate Tribunal
Section10FW - Salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and Members
Section10FX - Selection Committee
Section10FY - Chairperson, etc., to be public servants
Section10FZ - Protection of action taken in good faith
Section10FZA - Procedure and powers of Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
Section10G - Power to punish for contempt
Section10GA - Staff of Appellate Tribunal
Section10GB - Civil court not to have jurisdiction
Section10GC - Vacancy in Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal not to invalidate acts or proceedings
Section10GD - Right to legal representation
Section10GE - Limitation
Section10GF - Appeal to Supreme Court
Part 2
Section11 - Prohibition of associations and partnerships exceeding certain number
Section12 - Mode of forming incorporated company
Section13 - Requirements with respect to memorandum
Section14 - Form of memorandum
Section15 - Printing and signature of memorandum
Section15A - Special provision as to alteration of memorandum consequent on alteration of name of State of Madras
Section15B - Special provision as to alteration of memorandum consequent on alteration of name of State of Mysore
Section16 - Alteration of memorandum
Section17 - Special resolution and confirmation by Central Government required for alteration of memorandum
Section17A - Change of registered office within a State
Section18 - Alteration to be registered within three months
Section19 - Effect of failure to register
Section20 - Companies not to be registered with undesirable names
Section21 - Change of name by company
Section22 - Rectification of name of company
Section23 - Registration of change of name and effect thereof
Section24 - Change of name of existing private limited companies
Section25 - Power to dispense with "Limited" in name of charitable or other company
Section26 - Articles prescribing regulations
Section27 - Regulations required in case of unlimited company, company limited by guarantee or private company limited by shares
Section28 - Adoption and application of Table A in the case of companies limited by shares
Section29 - Form of articles in the case of other companies
Section30 - Form and signature of articles
Section31 - Alteration of articles by special resolution
Section32 - Registration of unlimited company as limited, etc.
Section33 - Registration of memorandum and articles
Section34 - Effect of registration
Section35 - Conclusiveness of certificate of incorporation
Section36 - Effect of memorandum and articles
Section37 - Provision as to companies limited by guarantee
Section38 - Effect of alteration in memorandum or articles
Section39 - Copies of memorandum and articles, etc., to be given to members
Section40 - Alteration of memorandum or articles, etc., to be noted in every copy
Section41 - Definition of "member"
Section42 - Membership of holding company
Section43 - Consequences of default in complying with conditions constituting a company a private company
Section43A - Private company to become public company in certain cases
Section44 - Prospectus or statement in lieu of prospectus to be filed by private company on ceasing to be private company
Section45 - Members severally liable for debts where business carried on with fewer than seven, or in the case of a private company, two members
Section46 - Form of contracts
Section47 - Bills of exchange and promissory notes
Section48 - Execution of deeds
Section49 - Investments of company to be held in its own name
Section50 - Power for company to have official seal for use outside India
Section51 - Service of documents on company
Section52 - Service of documents on Registrar
Section53 - Service of documents on members by company
Section54 - Authentication of documents and proceedings
Part 3
Section55 - Dating of prospectus
Section55A - Powers of Securities and Exchange Board of India
Section56 - Matters to be stated and reports to be set out in prospectus
Section57 - Expert to be unconnected with formation or management of company
Section58 - Expert's consent to issue of prospectus containing statement by him
Section58A - Deposits not to be invited without issuing an advertisement
Section58AA - Small depositors
Section58AAA - Default in acceptance or refund of deposits to be cognizable
Section58B - Provisions relating to prospectus to apply to advertisement
Section59 - Penalty and interpretation
Section60 - Registration of prospectus
Section60A - Filing of shelf prospectus
Section60B - Information memorandum
Section61 - Terms of contract mentioned in prospectus or statement in lieu of prospectus, not to be varied
Section62 - Civil liability for mis-statements in prospectus
Section63 - Criminal liability for mis-statements in prospectus
Section64 - Document containing offer of shares or debentures for sale to be deemed prospectus
Section65 - Interpretation of provisions relating to prospectus
Section66 - Newspaper advertisements of prospectus
Section67 - Construction of references to offering shares or debentures to the public, etc
Section68 - Penalty for fraudulently inducing persons to invest money
Section68A - Personation for acquisition, etc., of shares
Section68B - Initial offer of securities to be in dematerialised form in certain cases
Section69 - Prohibition of allotment unless minimum subscription received
Section70 - Prohibition of allotment in certain cases unless statement in lieu of prospectus delivered to Registrar
Section71 - Effect of irregular allotment
Section72 - Applications for, and allotment of, shares and debentures
Section73 - Allotment of shares and debentures to be dealt in on stock exchange
Section74 - Manner of reckoning fifth, eighth and tenth days in sections 72 and 73
Section75 - Return as to allotments
Section76 - Power to pay certain commissions and prohibition of payment of all other commissions, discounts, etc.
Section77 - Restrictions on purchase by company, or loans by company for purchase, of its own or its holding company's shares
Section77A - Power of company to purchase its own securities
Section77AA - Transfer of certain sums to capital redemption reserve account
Section77B - Prohibition for buy-back in certain circumstances
Section78 - Application of premiums received on issue of shares
Section79 - Power to issue shares at a discount
Section79A - Issue of sweat equity shares
Section80 to 80A - Issue and redemption of preference shares
Section80 - Power to issue redeemable preference shares
Section80A - Redemption of irredeemable preference shares, etc.
Section81 - Further issue of capital
Part 4
Section82 - Nature of shares or debentures
Section83 - Numbering of shares
Section84 - Certificate of shares
Section85 - Two kinds of share capital
Section86 - New issues of share capital to be only of two kinds
Section87 - Voting rights
Section88 - Prohibition of issue of shares with disproportionate rights [Repealed]
Section89 - Termination of disproportionately excessive voting rights in existing companies
Section90 - Savings
Section91 - Calls on shares of same class to be made on uniform basis
Section92 - Power of company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up
Section93 - Payment of dividend in proportion to amount paid-up
Section94 - Power of limited company to alter its share capital
Section94A - Share capital to stand increased where an order is made under section 81(4)
Section95 - Notice to Registrar of consolidation of share capital, conversion of shares into stock, etc.
Section96 - Effect of conversion of shares into stock
Section97 - Notice of increase of share capital or of members
Section98 - Power of unlimited company to provide for reserve share capital on registration
Section99 - Reserve liability of limited company
Section100 - Special resolution for reduction of share capital
Section101 - Application to court for confirming order, objections by creditors, and settlement of list of objecting creditors
Section102 - Order confirming reduction and powers of court on making such order
Section103 - Registration of order and minute of reduction
Section104 - Liability of members in respect of reduced shares
Section105 - Penalty for concealing name of creditor, etc.
Section106 - Alteration of rights of holders of special classes of shares
Section107 - Rights of dissentient shareholders
Section108 - Transfer not to be registered except on production of instrument of transfer
Section108A - Restriction on acquisition of certain shares
Section108B - Restriction on transfer of shares
Section108C - Restriction on the transfer of shares of foreign companies
Section108D - Power of Central Government to direct companies not to give effect to the transfer
Section108E - Time within which refusal to be communicated
Section108F - Nothing in sections 108A to 108D to apply to Government companies, etc
Section108G - Applicability of the provisions of sections 108A to 108F
Section108H - Construction of certain expressions used in sections 108A to 108G
Section108I - Penalty for acquisition or transfer of share in contravention of sections 108A to 108D
Section109 - Transfer by legal representative
Section109A - Nomination of shares
Section109B - Transmission of shares
Section110 - Application for transfer
Section111 - Power to refuse registration and appeal against refusal
Section111A - Rectification of register on transfer
Section112 - Certification of transfers
Section113 - Limitation of time for issue of certificates
Section114 - Issue and effect of share warrants to bearer
Section115 - Share warrants and entries in register of members
Section116 - Penalty for personation of shareholder
Section117 - Debentures with voting rights not to be issued hereafter
Section117A - Debenture trust deed
Section117B - Appointment of debenture trustees and duties of debenture trustees
Section117C - Liability of company to create security and debenture redemption reserve
Section118 - Right to obtain copies of and inspect trust deed
Section119 - Liability of trustees for debenture-holders
Section120 - Perpetual debentures
Section121 - Power to re-issue redeemed debentures in certain cases
Section122 - Specific performance of contract to subscribe for debentures
Section123 - Payments of certain debts out of assets subject to floating charge in priority to claims under the charge
Part 5
Section124 - "Charge" to include mortgage in this Part
Section125 - Certain charges to be void against liquidator or creditors unless registered
Section126 - Date of notice of charge
Section127 - Registration of charges on properties acquired subject to charge
Section128 - Particulars in case of series of debentures entitling holders pari passu
Section129 - Particulars in case of commission, etc., on debentures
Section130 - Register of charges to be kept by Registrar
Section131 - Index to register of charges
Section132 - Certificate of registration
Section133 - Endorsement of certificate of registration on debenture or certificate of debenture stock
Section134 - Duty of company as regards registration and right of interested party
Section135 - Provisions of Part to apply to modification of charges
Section136 - Copy of instrument creating charge to be kept by company at registered office
Section137 - Entry in register of charges of appointment of receiver or manager
Section138 - Company to report satisfaction and procedure thereafter
Section139 - Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company
Section140 - Copy of memorandum of satisfaction to be furnished to company
Section141 - Rectification by Central Government of register of charges
Section142 - Penalties
Section143 - Company's register of charges
Section144 - Right to inspect copies of instruments creating charges and company's register of charges
Section145 - Application of Part to charges requiring registration under it but not under previous law
Part 6 Chapter 1
Section146 - Registered office of company
Section147 - Publication of name by company
Section148 - Publication of authorised as well as subscribed and paid-up capital
Section149 - Restrictions on commencement of business
Section150 - Register of members
Section151 - Index of members
Section152 - Register and index of debenture-holders
Section152A - Register and index of beneficial owners to be of debenture-holders
Section153 - Trusts not to be entered on register
Section153A - Appointment of public trustee
Section153B - Declaration as to shares and debentures held in trust
Section154 - Power to close register of members or debenture-holders
Section155 - Power of Court to rectify register to members [Repealed]
Section156 - Notice to Registrar of rectification of register [Repealed]
Section157 - Power for company to keep foreign register of members or debenture-holders
Section158 - Provisions as to foreign registers
Section159 - Annual return to be made by company having a share capital
Section160 - Annual return to be made by company not having a share capital
Section161 - Further provisions regarding annual return and certificate to be annexed thereto
Section162 - Penalty and interpretation
Section163 - Place of keeping and inspection of, registers and returns
Section164 - Registers, etc., to be evidence
Section165 - Statutory meeting and statutory report of company
Section166 - Annual general meeting
Section167 - Power of Central Government to call annual general meeting
Section168 - Penalty for default in complying with section 166 or 167
Section169 - Calling of extraordinary general meeting on requisition
Section170 - Sections 171 to 186 to apply to meetings
Section171 - Length of notice for calling meeting
Section172 - Contents and manner of service of notice and persons on whom it is to be served
Section173 - Explanatory statement to be annexed to notice
Section174 - Quorum for meeting
Section175 - Chairman of meeting
Section176 - Proxies
Section177 - Voting to be by show of hands in first instance
Section178 - Chairman's declaration of result of voting by show of hands to be conclusive
Section179 - Demand for poll
Section180 - Time of taking poll
Section181 - Restriction on exercise of voting right of members who have not paid calls etc.
Section182 - Restrictions on exercise of voting right in other cases to be void
Section183 - Right of member to use his votes differently
Section184 - Scrutineers at poll
Section185 - Manner of taking poll and result thereof
Section186 - Power of Tribunal to order meeting to be called
Section187 - Representation of corporations at meetings of companies and of creditors
Section187A - Representation of the President and Governors in meetings of companies of which they are members
Section187B - Exercise of voting rights in respect of shares held in trust
Section187C - Declaration by persons not holding beneficial interest in any share
Section187D - Investigation of beneficial ownership of shares in certain cases
Section188 - Circulation of members' resolutions
Section189 - Ordinary and special resolutions
Section190 - Resolutions requiring special notice
Section191 - Resolutions passed at adjourned meetings
Section192 - Registration of certain resolutions and agreements
Section192A - Passing of resolutions by postal ballot
Section193 - Minutes of proceedings of general meetings and of Board and other meetings
Section194 - Minutes to be evidence
Section195 - Presumptions to be drawn where minutes duly drawn and signed
Section196 - Inspection of minute books of general meetings
Section197 - Publication of reports of proceedings of general meetings
Section197A - Company not to appoint or employ certain different categories of managerial personnel at the same time
Section198 - Overall maximum managerial remuneration and managerial remuneration in case of absence or inadequacy of profits
Section199 - Calculation of commission, etc., in certain cases
Section200 - Prohibition of tax-free payments
Section201 - Avoidance of provisions relieving liability of officers and auditors of company
Section202 - Undischarged insolvent not to manage companies
Section203 - Power to restrain fraudulent persons from managing companies
Section204 - Restriction on appointment of firm or body corporate to office or place of profit under a company
Section204A - Restrictions on the appointment of former managing agents or secretaries and treasurers to any office [Repealed]
Section205 - Dividend to be paid only out of profits
Section205A - Unpaid dividend to be transferred to special dividend account
Section205B - Payment of unpaid or unclaimed dividend
Section205C - Establishment of Investor Education and Protection Fund
Section206 - Dividend not to be paid except to registered shareholders or to their order or to their bankers
Section206A - Right to dividend, rights shares and bonus shares to he held in abeyance pending registration of transfer of shares
Section207 - Penalty for failure to distribute dividends within thirty days
Section208 - Power of company to pay interest out of capital in certain cases
Section209 - Books of account to be kept by company
Section209A - Inspection of books of accounts, etc. of companies
Section210 - Annual accounts and balance-sheet
Section210A - Constitution of National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards
Section211 - Form and contents of balance-sheet and profit and loss account
Section212 - Balance-sheet of holding company to include certain particulars as to its subsidiaries
Section213 - Financial year of holding company and subsidiary
Section214 - Rights of holding company's representatives and members
Section215 - Authentication of balance-sheet and profit and loss account
Section216 - Profit and loss account to be annexed and auditors' report to be attached to balance-sheet
Section217 - Board's report
Section218 - Penalty for improper issue, circulation or publication of balance-sheet or profit and loss account
Section219 - Right of member to copies of balance-sheet and auditors' report
Section220 - Three copies of balance-sheet, etc., to be filed with Registrar
Section221 - Duty of officer to make disclosure of payments, etc.
Section222 - Construction of references to documents annexed to accounts
Section223 - Certain companies to publish statement in the Form in Table F in Schedule I
Section224 - Appointment and remuneration of auditors
Section224A - Auditor not to be appointed except with the approval of the company by special resolution in certain cases
Section225 - Provisions as to resolutions for appointing or removing auditors
Section226 - Qualifications and disqualifications of auditors
Section227 - Powers and duties of auditors
Section228 - Audit of accounts of branch office of company
Section229 - Signature of audit report, etc.
Section230 - Reading and inspection of auditor's report
Section231 - Right of auditor to attend general meeting
Section232 - Penalty for non-compliance with sections 225 to 231
Section233 - Penalty for non-compliance by auditor with sections 227 and 229
Section233A - Power of Central Government to direct special audit in certain cases
Section233B - Audit of cost accounts in certain cases
Section234 - Power of Registrar to call for information or explanation
Section234A - Seizure of documents by Registrar
Section235 - Investigation of affairs of a company
Section236 - Application by members to be supported by evidence and power to call for security
Section237 - Investigation of company's affairs in other cases
Section238 - Firm, body corporate or association not to be appointed as inspector
Section239 - Power of inspectors to carry investigation into affairs of related companies, or of managing agent or associate etc
Section240 - Production of documents and evidence
Section240A - Seizure of documents by inspector
Section241 - Inspectors' report
Section242 - Prosecution
Section243 - Application for winding up of company or an order under section 397 or 398
Section244 - Proceedings for recovery of damages or property
Section245 - Expenses of investigation
Section246 - Inspectors' report to be evidence
Section247 - Investigation of ownership of company
Section248 - Information regarding persons having an interest in company or in body corporate or firm acting as managing agent thereof [Repealed]
Section249 - Investigation of associateship with managing agents, etc. [Repealed]
Section250 - Imposition of restrictions upon shares and debentures and prohibition of transfer of shares or debentures in certain cases
Section250A - Voluntary winding up of company, etc., not to stop investigation proceedings
Section251 - Saving for legal advisers and bankers
Chapter 2
Section252 - Minimum number of directors
Section253 - Only individuals to be directors
Section254 - Subscribers of memorandum deemed to be directors
Section255 - Appointment of directors and proportion of those who are to retire by rotation
Section256 - Ascertainment of directors retiring by rotation and filling of vacancies
Section257 - Right of persons other than retiring directors to stand for directorship
Section258 - Right of company to increase or reduce the number of directors
Section259 - Increase in number of directors to require Government sanction
Section260 - Additional directors
Section261 - Certain persons not to be appointed directors, except by special resolution [Repealed]
Section262 - Filling of casual vacancies among directors
Section263 - Appointment of directors to be voted on individually
Section263A - Sections 177, 255, 256, and 263 not to be apply in relation to companies not carrying business for profit etc.
Section264 - Consent of candidate for directorship to be filed with the company and consent to act as director to be filed with the Registrar
Section265 - Option to company to adopt proportional representation for the appointment of directors
Section266 - Restrictions on appointment or advertisement of director
Section266A - Application for allotment of Director Identification Number
Section266B - Allotment of Director Identification Number
Section266C - Prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number
Section266D - Obligation of director to intimate Director Identification Number to concerned company or companies
Section266E - Obligation of company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar
Section266F - Obligation to indicate Director Identification Number
Section266G - Penalty for contravention of provisions of section 266A or section 266C or section 266D or section 266E
Section267 - Certain persons not to be appointed managing directors
Section268 - Amendment of provision relating to managing, whole-time or non-rotational directors to require Government approval
Section269 - Appointment of managing or whole-time director or manager to require Government approval only in certain cases
Section270 - Time within which share qualification is to be obtained and maximum amount thereof
Section271 - Filing of declaration of share qualification by director [Repealed]
Section272 - Penalty
Section273 - Saving
Section274 - Disqualifications of directors
Section275 - No person to be a director of more than fifteen companies
Section276 - Choice to be made by director of more than fifteen companies at commencement of Act
Section277 - Choice by person becoming director of more than fifteen companies after commencement of Act
Section278 - Exclusion of certain directorships for the purposes of sections 275, 276 and 277
Section279 - Penalty
Section280 - Age Limit [Repealed]
Section281 - Age limit not to apply if company so resolves [Repealed]
Section282 - Duty of director to disclose age [Repealed]
Section283 - Vacation of office by directors
Section284 - Removal of directors
Section285 - Board to meet at least once in every three calender months
Section286 - Notice of meetings
Section287 - Quorum for meetings
Section288 - Procedure where meeting adjourned for want of quorum
Section289 - Passing of resolutions by circulation
Section290 - Validity of acts of directors
Section291 - General powers of Board
Section292 - Certain powers to be exercised by Board only at meeting
Section292A - Audit Committee
Section293 - Restrictions on powers of Board
Section293A to 293B - Political contributions
Section293A - Prohibitions and restrictions regarding political contributions
Section293B - Power of Board and other persons to make contributions to the National, Defence Fund, etc.
Section294 to 298 - Appointment of sole selling agents
Section294 - Appointment of sole selling agents to require approval of company in general meeting
Section294A - Prohibition of payment of compensation to sole selling agents for loss of office in certain cases
Section294AA - Power of Central Government to prohibit the appointment of sole selling agents in certain cases
Section295 - Loans to directors, etc.
Section296 - Application of section 295 to book debts in certain cases
Section297 - Board's sanction to be required for certain contracts in which particular directors are interested
Section298 - Power of directors to carry on business when managing agent or secretaries and treasures are deemed to have vacated office, etc. [Repealed]
Section299 - Disclosure of interests by director
Section300 - Interested director not to participate or vote in Board's proceedings
Section301 - Register of contracts, companies and firms in which directors are interested
Section302 - Disclosure to members of director's interest in contract appointing manager, managing director
Section303 - Register of directors, etc.
Section304 - Inspection of the register
Section305 - Duty of directors, etc., to make disclosure
Section306 - Register to be kept by Registrar and inspection thereof
Section307 - Register of directors' shareholdings, etc.
Section308 - Duty of directors and persons deemed to be directors to make disclosure of shareholdings
Section309 - Remuneration of directors
Section310 - Provision for increase in remuneration to require Government sanction
Section311 - Increase in remuneration of managing director on re-appointment or appointment after Act to require Government sanction
Section312 - Prohibition of assignment of office by directors
Section313 - Appointment and term of office of alternate directors
Section314 - Director, etc. not to hold office or place of profit
Section315 - Application of sections 316 and 317 [Repealed]
Section316 - Number of companies of which one person may be appointed managing director
Section317 - Managing director not to be appointed for more than five years at a time
Section318 - Compensation for loss of office not permissible except to managing or whole-time directors or to directors who are managers
Section319 - Payment to director, etc., for loss of office, etc., in connection with transfer of undertaking of property
Section320 - Payment to director for loss of office, etc., in connection with transfer of shares
Section321 - Provisions supplementary to sections 318, 319 and 320
Section322 - Directors, etc., with unlimited liability in limited company
Section323 - Special resolution of limited company making liability of directors, etc., unlimited
Chapter 3
Section324 - Power of Central Government to notify that companies engaged in specified classes of industry or business shall not have managing agents [Repealed]
Section324A - Abolition of managing agencies and secretaries and treasures [Repealed]
Section325 - Managing agency company not to have managing agent [Repealed]
Section325A - Subsidiary of a body corporate not to be appointed as managing agent [Repealed]
Section326 - Central Government to approve of appointment, etc. of managing agent, and circumstances in which approval may be accorded [Repealed]
Section327 - Application of section 328 to 331 [Repealed]
Section328 - Term of office of managing agent [Repealed]
Section329 - Variation of managing agency agreement [Repealed]
Section330 - Term of office of existing managing agents to terminate on 15th August 1960 [Repealed]
Section331 - Application of Act to existing managing agents [Repealed]
Section332 - No Person to be managing agent of more than ten companies after 15th August, 1960 [Repealed]
Section333 - Right of managing agent to charge on company's assests [Repealed]
Section334 - Vacation of office on insolvency, dissolution or winding up, etc. [Repealed]
Section335 - Suspension from office where receiver appointed [Repealed]
Section336 - Vacation of office on conviction in certain cases [Repealed]
Section337 - Removal for fraud or breach of trust [Repealed]
Section338 - Removal for gross negligence or mismanagement [Repealed]
Section339 - Power to call meetings for the purposes of section 337 and 338 and procedure [Repealed]
Section340 - Time when certain disqualifications will take effect [Repealed]
Section341 - Conviction not to operate as disqualification of convicted partner, director, etc. is expelled [Repealed]
Section342 - Registration of office by managing agent [Repealed]
Section343 - Transfer of office by managing agent [Repealed]
Section344 - Managing agency not to be heritable after commencement of Act [Repealed]
Section345 - Succession to managing agency by inheritance or devise under agreement before commencement of Act, to be subject to Central Government's approval [Repealed]
Section346 - Changes in constitution of managing agency, firm or corporation to be approved by Central Government [Repealed]
Section347 - Application of Schedule VIII to certain managing agents [Repealed]
Section348 - Remuneration of managing agent ordinarily not to exceed 10 per cent. of net profits [Repealed]
Section349 - Determination of net profits
Section350 - Ascertainment of depreciation
Section351 - Special provision where there is a profit-sharing arrangement between two or more companies [Repealed]
Section352 - Payment of additional remuneration [Repealed]
Section353 - Time of payment of remuneration [Repealed]
Section354 - Managing agent not entitled to office allowance but entitled to be reimbursed in respect of expenses [Repealed]
Section355 - Saving
Section356 - Appointment of managing agent or associate as selling agent of goods produced by the Company [Repealed]
Section357 - Application of section 356 to case where business of company consists of the supply or rendering of any service [Repealed]
Section358 - Appointment of managing agent or associate as buying agent for company [Repealed]
Section359 - Commission, etc., of managing agent as buying or selling agent of other concerns [Repealed]
Section360 - Contracts between managing agent or associate and company for the sale or purchase of goods or the supply of services, etc. [Repealed]
Section361 - Existing contracts relating to matters dealt with in sections 356 to 360 to terminate on 1st March, 1958 [Repealed]
Section362 - Registers to be open to inspection [Repealed]
Section363 - Remuneration received in contravention of foregoing sections to be held in trust for company [Repealed]
Section364 - Company not to be bound by assignment of, or charge on, managing agent's remuneration
Section365 - Prohibition of payment of compensation for loss of office in certain cases [Repealed]
Section366 - Limit of compensation for loss of office [Repealed]
Section367 - Managing agent's rights and liabilities after termination of office [Repealed]
Section368 - Managing agent to be subject to control of Board and to restrictions in Schedule VII [Repealed]
Section369 - Loans to managing agent [Repealed]
Section370 - Loans, etc., to companies under the same management
Section370A - Provisions as to certain loans which could not have been made if sections 369 and 370 were in force
Section371 - Penalty for contravention of sections 369, 370 or 370A
Section372 - Purchase by company of shares, etc., of other companies
Section372A - Inter-corporate loans and investments
Section373 - Investments made before commencement of Act
Section374 - Penalty for contravention of section 372 or 373
Section375 - Managing agent not to engage in business competing with business of managed company [Repealed]
Section376 - Condition prohibiting reconstruction or amalgamation of company
Section377 - Restrictions on right of managing agent to appoint directors [Repealed]
Chapter 4
Section378 to 383A - A. Secretaries and Treasures [Omitted]
Section378 - Appointment of secretaries and treasurers [Repealed]
Section379 - Provisions applicable to managing agents to apply to secretaries and treasurers with the exceptions and modifications specified in sections 380 to 383 [Repealed]
Section380 - Sections 324, 330 and 332 not to apply [Repealed]
Section381 - Sections 348 to apply subject to a modification [Repealed]
Section382 - Secretaries and treasurers not to appoint directors [Repealed]
Section383 - Secretaries and treasurers not to sell goods or articles produced by company, etc. unless authorised by Board [Repealed]
Section383A - Certain companies to have secretaries
Section384 - Firm or body corporate not to be appointed manager
Section385 - Certain persons not to be appointed managers
Section386 - Number of companies of which a person may be appointed manager
Section387 - Remuneration of manager
Section388 - Application of sections 269, 310, 311, 312 and 317 to managers
Section388A - Sections 386 to 388 not to apply to certain private companies
Chapter4A - POWERS OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TO REMOVE MANAGERIAL PERSONNEL FROM OFFICE ON THE RECOMMENDATION OF THE TRIBUNAL
Section388B - Reference to Tribunal of cases against managerial personnel
Section388C - Interim order by Tribunal
Section388D - Decision of the Tribunal
Section388E - Power of Central Government to remove managerial personnel on the basis of Tribunal decision
Chapter 5
Section389 - Power for companies to refer matters to arbitration [Repealed]
Section390 - Interpretation of sections 391 and 393
Section391 - Power to compromise or make arrangements with creditors and members
Section392 - Power of Tribunal to enforce compromise and arrangement
Section393 - Information as to compromises or arrangements with creditors and members
Section394 - Provisions for facilitating reconstruction and amalgamation of companies
Section394A - Notice to be given to Central Government for applications under sections 391 and 394
Section395 - Power and duty to acquire shares of shareholders dissenting from scheme or contract approved by majority
Section396 - Power of Central Government to provide for amalgamation of companies in public interest
Section396A - Preservation of books and papers of amalgamated company
Chapter 6
Section397 to 407 - A. Powers of Tribunal
Section397 - Application to Tribunal for relief in cases of oppression
Section398 - Application to Tribunal for relief in cases of mismanagement
Section399 - Right to apply under sections 397 and 398
Section400 - Notice to be given to Central Government of applications under sections 397 and 398
Section401 - Right of Central Government to apply under sections 397 and 398
Section402 - Powers of Tribunal on application under section 397 or 398
Section403 - Interim order by Tribunal
Section404 - Effect of alteration of memorandum or articles of company by order under section 397 or 398
Section405 - Addition of respondents to application under section 397 or 398
Section406 - Application of sections 539 to 544 to proceedings under sections 397 and 398
Section407 - Consequences of termination or modification of certain agreements
Section408 - Powers of Government to prevent oppression or mismanagement
Section409 - Power of Tribunal to prevent change in Board of directors likely to affect company prejudically
Chapter7 - CONSTITUTION AND POWERS OF ADVISORY COMMITTEE
Section410 - Appointment of Advisory Committee
Section411 to 415 - See footnote
Chapter 8
Section416 - Contracts by agents of company in which company is undisclosed principal
Section417 - Employees' securities to be deposited in post office savings bank or Scheduled Bank
Section418 - Provisions applicable to provident funds of employees
Section419 - Right of employee to see bank's receipt for moneys or securities referred to in section 417 or 418
Section420 - Penalty for contravention of sections 417, 418 and 419
Section421 - Filing of accounts of receivers
Section422 - Invoices, etc., to refer to receiver where there is one
Section423 - Penalty for non-compliance with sections 421 and 422
Section424 - Application of sections 421 to 423 to receivers and managers appointed by Tribunal and managers appointed in pursuance of an instrument
Part6A - REVIVAL AND REHABILITATION OF SICK INDUSTRIAL COMPANIES
Section424A - Reference to Tribunal
Section424B - Inquiry into working of sick industrial companies
Section424C - Powers of Tribunal to make suitable order on completion of inquiry
Section424D - Preparation and sanction of schemes
Section424E - Rehabilitation by giving financial assistance
Section424F - Arrangement for continuing operations, etc., during inquiry
Section424G - Winding up of sick industrial company
Section424H - Operating agency to prepare complete inventory, etc.
Section424I - Direction not to dispose of assets
Section424J - Power of Tribunal to call for periodic information
Section424K - Misfeasance proceedings
Section424L - Penalty for certain offences
Part 7 Chapter 1
Section425 - Modes of winding up
Section426 - Liability as contributories of present and past members
Section427 - Obligations of directors and managers whose liability is unlimited
Section428 - Definition of "contributory"
Section429 - Nature of liability of contributory
Section430 - Contributories in case of death of member
Section431 - Contributories in case of insolvency of member
Section432 - Contributories in case of winding up of a body corporate which is a member
Chapter2 - WINDING UP BY THE TRIBUNAL
Section433 to 438 - Cases in which company may be wound up by the Tribunal
Section433 - Circumstances in which company may be wound up by Tribunal
Section434 - Company when deemed unable to pay its debts
Section435 to 438 - ***
Section435 - Transfer of winding up proceedings to District Court [Repealed]
Section436 - Withdrawal and transfer of winding up from one District Court to another [Repealed]
Section437 - Power of High Court to retain winding up proceedings in District Court [Repealed]
Section438 - Jurisdiction of High Court under sections 435, 436 and 437 to be exercised at any time and at any stage [Repealed]
Section439 - Provisions as to applications for winding up
Section439A - Statement of affairs to be filed on winding up of a company
Section440 - Right to present winding up petition where company is being wound up voluntarily
Section441 - Commencement of winding up by Tribunal
Section441A to 441G - Levy by way of cess and formation of Rehabilitation and Revival Fund
Section441A - Levy and collection of cess on turnover or gross receipts of companies
Section441B - Crediting proceeds of cess to Consolidated Fund of India
Section441C - Rehabilitation Fund
Section441D - Application of Fund
Section441E - Power to call for information
Section441F - Penalty for non-payment of cess
Section441G - Refund of fund in certain cases
Section442 to 443 - Powers of Tribunal
Section442 - Power of Court to stay or restrain proceedings against company [Repealed]
Section443 - Power of Tribunal on hearing petition
Section444 - Order for winding up to be communicated to Official Liquidator and Registrar
Section445 - Copy of winding up order to be filed with Registrar
Section446 - Suits stayed on winding up order
Section446A - Responsibility of directors and officers to submit to Tribunal audited books and accounts
Section447 - Effect of winding up order
Section448 - Appointment of Official Liquidator
Section449 - Official Liquidator to be liquidator
Section450 - Appointment and powers of provisional liquidator
Section451 - General Provisions as to liquidators
Section452 - Style, etc., of liquidators
Section453 - Receiver not to be appointed of assets with liquidator
Section454 - Statement of affairs to be made to Official Liquidator
Section455 - Report by Official Liquidator
Section456 - Custody of company's property
Section457 - Powers of liquidator
Section458 - Discretion of liquidator
Section458A - Exclusion of certain time in computing periods of limitation
Section459 - Provision for legal assistance to liquidator
Section460 - Exercise and control of liquidator's powers
Section461 - Books to be kept by liquidator
Section462 - Audit of liquidator's accounts
Section463 - Control of Central Government over liquidators
Section464 - Appointment and Composition of committee of inspection
Section465 - Constitution and proceedings of committee of inspection
Section466 to 481 - General powers of Tribunal in case of winding up by Court
Section466 - Power of Tribunal to stay winding up
Section467 - Settlement of list of contributories and application of assets
Section468 - Delivery of property to liquidator
Section469 - Payment of debts due by contributory and extent of set-off
Section470 - Power of court to make calls
Section471 - Payment into bank of moneys due to company
Section472 - Moneys and securities paid into bank to be subject to order of court
Section473 - Order on contributory to be conclusive evidence
Section474 - Power to exclude creditors not proving in time
Section475 - Adjustment of rights of contributories
Section476 - Power to order costs
Section477 - Power to summon persons suspected of having property of company, etc.
Section478 - Power to order public examination of promoters, directors, etc.
Section479 - Power to arrest absconding contributory
Section480 - Saving of existing powers of Tribunal
Section481 - Dissolution of company
Section482 - Order made in any Court to be enforced by other Courts
Section483 - Appeals from orders
Chapter 3
Section484 - Circumstances in which company may be wound up voluntarily
Section485 - Publication of resolution to wind up voluntarily
Section486 - Commencement of voluntary winding up
Section487 - Effect of voluntary winding up on status of company
Section488 - Declaration of solvency in case of proposal to wind up voluntarily
Section489 - Provisions applicable to a members voluntary winding up
Section490 - Power of company to appoint and fix remuneration of liquidators
Section491 - Board's powers to cease on appointment of liquidator
Section492 - Power to fill vacancy in office of liquidator
Section493 - Notice of appointment of liquidator to be given to Registrar
Section494 - Power of liquidator to accept shares, etc., as consideration for sale of property of company
Section495 - Duty of liquidator to call creditors' meeting in case of insolvency
Section496 - Duty of liquidator to call general meeting at end of each year
Section497 - Final meeting and dissolution
Section498 - Alternative provisions as to annual and final meetings in case of insolvency
Section499 - Provisions applicable to a creditors voluntary winding up
Section500 - Meeting of creditors
Section501 - Notice of resolutions passed by creditors' meeting to be given to Registrar
Section502 - Appointment of liquidator
Section503 - Appointment of committee of inspection
Section504 - Fixing of liquidators' remuneration
Section505 - Board's powers to cease on appointment of liquidator
Section506 - Power to fill vacancy in office of liquidator
Section507 - Application of section 494 to a creditors' voluntary winding up
Section508 - Duty of liquidator to call meetings of company and of creditors at end of each year
Section509 - Final meeting and dissolution
Section510 - Provisions applicable to every voluntary winding up
Section511 - Distribution of property of company
Section511A - Application of section 454 to voluntary winding up
Section512 - Powers and duties of liquidator in voluntary winding up
Section513 - Body corporate not to be appointed as liquidator
Section514 - Corrupt inducement affecting appointment as liquidator
Section515 - Power of Tribunal to appoint and remove liquidator in voluntary winding up
Section516 - Notice by liquidator of his appointment
Section517 - Arrangement when binding on company and creditors
Section518 - Power to apply to Tribunal to have questions determined or powers exercised
Section519 - Application of liquidator to Tribunal for public examination of promoters, directors, etc.
Section520 - Costs of voluntary winding up
Section521 - Saving of right of creditors and contributories to apply for winding up [Repealed]
Chapter 4
Section522 - Power to order winding up subject to supervision [Repealed]
Section523 - Effect of petition for winding up subject to supervision [Repealed]
Section524 - Power of Court to appoint or remove liquidators [Repealed]
Section525 - Powers and obligations of liquidator appointed by Court [Repealed]
Section526 - Effect of supervision order [Repealed]
Section527 - Appointment in certain cases of voluntary liquidators to office of liquidators [Repealed]
Chapter 5
Section528 - Debts of all descriptions to be admitted to proof
Section529 - Application of insolvency rules in winding up of insolvent companies
Section529A - Overriding preferential payment
Section530 - Preferential payments
Section531 - Fraudulent preference
Section531A - Avoidance of voluntary transfer
Section532 - Transfers for benefit of all creditors to be void
Section533 - Liabilities and rights of certain fraudulently preferred persons
Section534 - Effect of floating charge
Section535 - Disclaimer of onerous property in case of a company which is being wound up
Section536 - Avoidance of transfers, etc., after commencement of winding up
Section537 - Avoidance of certain attachments, executions, etc., in winding up by Tribunal
Section538 - Offences by officers of companies in liquidation
Section539 - Penalty for falsification of books
Section540 - Penalty for frauds by officers
Section541 - Liability where proper accounts not kept
Section542 - Liability for fraudulent conduct of business
Section543 - Power of Tribunal to assess damages against delinquent directors, etc.
Section544 - Liability under sections 542 and 543 to extend to partners or directors in firm or company
Section545 - Prosecution of delinquent officers and members of company
Section546 - Liquidator to exercise certain powers subject to sanction
Section547 - Notification that a company is in liquidation
Section548 - Books and papers of company to be evidence
Section549 - Inspection of books and papers by creditors and contributories
Section550 - Disposal of books and papers of company
Section551 - Information as to pending liquidations
Section552 - Official Liquidator to make payments into the public account of India
Section553 - Voluntary liquidator to make payments into Scheduled Bank
Section554 - Liquidator not to pay moneys into private banking account
Section555 - Unpaid dividends and undistributed assets to be paid into the Companies Liquidation Account
Section556 - Enforcement of duty of liquidator to make returns, etc.
Section557 to 558 - Supplementary powers of Tribunal
Section557 - Meetings to ascertain wishes of creditors or contributories
Section558 - Court or person before whom affidavit may be sworn
Section559 - Power of Court to declare dissolution of company void
Section560 - Power of Registrar to strike defunct company off register
Part 8
Section561 - Application of Act to companies formed and registered under previous companies laws
Section562 - Application of Act to companies registered but not formed under previous companies laws
Section563 - Application of Act to unlimited companies re-registered under previous companies laws
Section564 - Mode of transferring shares in the case of companies registered under Acts 19 of 1857 and 7 of 1860
Part 9
Section565 - Companies capable of being registered
Section566 - Definition of "joint-stock company"
Section567 - Requirements for registration of joint-stock companies
Section568 - Requirements for registration of companies not being "joint-stock companies"
Section569 - Authentication of statements of existing companies
Section570 - Power of Registrar to require evidence as to nature of company
Section571 - Notice to customers on registration of banking company with limited liability
Section572 - Change of name for purposes of registration
Section573 - Addition of "Limited" or "Private Limited" to name
Section574 - Certificate of registration of existing companies
Section575 - Vesting of property on registration
Section576 - Saving for existing liabilities
Section577 - Continuation of pending legal proceedings
Section578 - Effect of registration under Part
Section579 - Power to substitute memorandum and articles for deed of settlement
Section580 - Power of Court to stay or restrain proceedings
Section581 - Suits stayed on winding up order
Part9A - PRODUCER COMPANIES
Chapter 1
Section581A - Definitions
Chapter 2
Section581B - Objects of Producer Company
Section581C - Formation of Producer Company and its registration
Section581D - Membership and voting rights of Members of Producer Company
Section581E - Benefits to Members
Section581F - Memorandum of Producer Company
Section581G - Articles of association
Section581H - Amendment of memorandum
Section581I - Amendment of articles
Section581J - Option to inter-State co-operative societies to become Producer Companies
Section581K - Effect of incorporation of Producer Company
Section581L - Vesting of undertaking in Producer Company
Section581M - Concession, etc., to be deemed to have been granted to Producer Company
Section581N - Provisions in respect of officers and other employees of inter-State co-operative society
Chapter 3
Section581O - Number of directors
Section581P - Appointment of directors
Section581Q - Vacation of office by directors
Section581R - Powers and functions of Board
Section581S - Matters to be transacted at general meeting
Section581T - Liability of directors
Section581U - Committee of directors
Section581V - Meetings of Board and quorum
Section581W - Chief Executive and his functions
Section581X - Secretary of Producer Company
Section581Y - Quorum
Section581Z - Voting rights
Chapter 4
Section581ZA - Annual general meetings
Chapter 5
Section581ZB - Share capital
Section581ZC - Special user rights
Section581ZD - Transferability of shares and attendant rights
Chapter 6
Section581ZE - Books of account
Section581ZF - Internal audit
Section581ZG - Duties of auditor under this Part
Section581ZH - Donations or subscription by Producer Company
Section581ZI - General and other reserves
Section581ZJ - Issue of bonus shares
Chapter 7
Section581ZK - Loan, etc., to Members
Section581ZL - Investment in other companies formation of subsidiaries, etc.
Chapter 8
Section581ZM - Penalty for contravention
Chapter 9
Section581ZN - Amalgamation, merger or division, etc., to form new Producer Companies
Chapter 10
Section581ZO - Disputes
Chapter 11
Section581ZP - Strike off name of Producer Company
Section581ZQ - Provisions of this Part to override other laws
Section581ZR - Application of provisions relating to private companies
Chapter 12
Section581ZS - Reconversion of Producer Company to inter-State co-operative society
Section581ZT - Power to modify Act in its application to Producer Companies
Part 10
Section582 - Meaning of "unregistered company"
Section583 - Winding up of unregistered companies
Section584 - Power to wind up foreign companies, although dissolved
Section585 - Contributories in winding up of unregistered company
Section586 - Power to stay or restrain proceedings
Section587 - Suits, etc., stayed or winding up order
Section588 - Directions as to property in certain cases
Section589 - Provisions of Part cumulative
Section590 - Saving and construction of enactments conferring power to wind up partnership, association or company in certain cases
Part 11
Section591 - Application of sections 592 to 602 to foreign companies
Section592 - Documents, etc., to be delivered to Registrar by foreign companies carrying on business in India
Section593 - Return to be delivered to Registrar by foreign company where documents, etc., altered
Section594 - Accounts of foreign company
Section595 - Obligation to state name of foreign company, whether limited, and country where incorporated
Section596 - Service on foreign company
Section597 - Office where documents to be delivered
Section598 - Penalties
Section599 - Company's failure to comply with Part not to affect its liability under contracts, etc.
Section600 - Registration of charges, appointment of receiver and books of account
Section601 - Fees for registration of documents under Part
Section602 - Interpretation of foregoing sections of Part
Section603 - Dating of prospectus and particulars to be contained therein
Section604 - Provisions as to expert's consent and allotment
Section605 - Registration of prospectus
Section605A - Offer of Indian Depository Receipts
Section606 - Penalty for contravention of sections 603, 604 and 605
Section607 - Civil liability for mis-statements in prospectus
Section608 - Interpretation of provisions as to prospectuses
Part 12
Section609 - Registration offices
Section610 - Inspection, production and evidence of documents kept by Registrar
Section610A - Admissibility of micro films, facsimile copies of documents, computer printouts and documents on computer media as documents and as evidence
Section610B - Provisions relating to filing of applications, documents, inspection, etc., through electronic form
Section610C - Power to modify Act in relation to electronic records (including the manner and form in which electronic records shall be filed)
Section610D - Providing of value added services through electronic form
Section610E - Application of provision of Act 21 of 2000
Section611 - Fees in Schedule X to be paid
Section612 - Fees, etc., paid to Registrar and other officers to be accounted for to Central Government
Section613 - Power of Central Government to reduce fees, charges, etc.
Section614 - Enforcement of duty of company to make returns, etc., to Registrar
Section614A - Power of court trying offences under the Act to direct the filing of documents with Registrar
Part 13
Section615 - Power of Central Government to direct companies to furnish information or statistics
Section616 - Application of Act to insurance, banking, electricity supply and other companies governed by special Acts
Section617 - Definition of "Government Company"
Section618 - Future Government companies not to have managing agent [Repealed]
Section619 - Application of sections 224 to 233 to Government companies
Section619A - Annual reports on Government companies
Section619B - Provisions of section 619 to apply to certain companies
Section620 - Power to modify Act in relation to Government companies
Section620A - Power to modify Act in its application to Nidhis, etc.
Section620B - Special provision as to companies in Goa, Daman and Diu
Section620C - Special provision as to companies in Jammu and Kashmir
Section621 - Offences against Act to be cognizable only on complaint by Registrar, shareholder or Government
Section621A - Composition of certain offences
Section622 - Jurisdiction to try offences
Section623 - Certain offences, triable summarily in Presidency towns
Section624 - Offences to be non-cognizable
Section624A - Power of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors
Section624B - Appeal against acquittal
Section625 - Payment of compensation in cases of frivolous or vexatious prosecution
Section626 - Application of fines
Section627 - Production and inspection of books where offence suspected
Section628 - Penalty for false statements
Section629 - Penalty for false evidence
Section629A - Penalty where no specific penalty is provided elsewhere in the Act
Section630 - Penalty for wrongful withholding of property
Section631 - Penalty for improper use of words "Limited" and "Private Limited"
Section632 - Power to require limited company to give security for costs
Section633 - Power of court to grant relief in certain cases
Section634 - Enforcement of orders of courts
Section634A - Enforcement of orders of Company Law Board
Section635 - Enforcement of orders of one court by other courts
Section635A - Protection of acts done in good faith
Section635AA - Non-disclosure of information in certain cases
Section635B - Protection of employees during investigation by Inspector or pendency of proceeding before Appellate Tribunal in certain cases
Section636 - Reduction of fees, charges, etc., payable to company
Section637 - Delegation by Central Government of its powers and functions under Act
Section637A to 637B - Grant of approval, etc., subject to conditions and levy of fees on applications
Section637A - Power of central Government or Tribunal to accord approval, etc., subject to conditions and to prescribe fees on applications
Section637AA - Power of Central Government to fix a limit with regard to remuneration
Section637B - Condonation of delays in certain cases
Section638 - Annual report by Central Government
Section639 - Annual reports on Government companies to be placed before Parliament, etc. [Repealed]
Section640 - Validation of registration of firms as members of charitable and other companies
Section640A - Exclusion of time required in obtaining copies of order of Court or Tribunal
Section640B - Forms of, and procedure in relation to, certain applications
Section641 - Power to alter Schedules
Section642 - Power of Central Government to make rules
Section643 - Power of Central Governments to make rules relating to winding up
Section644 - Repeal of Acts specified in Schedule XII
Section645 - Saving of orders, rules, etc., in force at commencement of Act
Section646 - Saving of operation of section 138 of Act 7 of 1913
Section647 - Saving of pending proceedings for winding up
Section647A - Transfer of winding up proceedings to Tribunal
Section648 - Saving of prosecutions instituted by liquidator or court under section 237 of Act 7 of 1913
Section649 - Construction of references to former enactments in documents
Section650 - Construction of "registrar of joint stock companies" in Act 21 of 1860 [Repealed]
Section651 - Construction of references to extraordinary resolution in articles, etc.
Section651A - Reference of winding up of companies in other laws
Section652 - Appointment under previous companies laws to have effect as if made under Act
Section653 - Former registration offices continued
Section654 - Registers under previous companies laws to be deemed to be part of registers under Act
Section655 - Funds and accounts under Act to be in continuation of funds and accounts under previous companies law
Section656 - Saving of incorporation under repealed Acts
Section657 - Saving of certain Tables under previous companies laws
Section658 - Section 6 of the General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897) to apply in addition to sections 645 to 657 of Act
Schedule1 - SCHEDULE 1
Schedule1A - SCHEDULE 1A
Schedule2 - SCHEDULE 2
Schedule3 - SCHEDULE 3
Schedule4 - SCHEDULE 4
Schedule5 - SCHEDULE 5
Schedule6 - SCHEDULE 6
Schedule9 - SCHEDULE 9
Schedule10 - SCHEDULE 10
Schedule11 - SCHEDULE 11
Schedule12 - SCHEDULE 12
Schedule13 - SCHEDULE 13
Schedule14 - SCHEDULE 14
Schedule15 - SCHEDULE 15
Annexe1 - ANNEXE
Amending Act1 - COMPANIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2006
Amending Act2 - COMPANIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2001
Amending Act3 - COMPANIES (AMENDMENT) ACT, 2002
Amending Act4 - COMPANIES (SECOND AMENDMENT) ACT, 2002


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