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Securities Contracts Regulation Act, 1956 (42 of 1956) Complete Act - Bare Act

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Act Info:
Preamble1 - SECURITIES CONTRACTS (REGULATION)ACT, 1956
Section1 - Short title, extent and commencement
Section2 - Definitions
Section2A - Interpretation of certain words and expressions
Section3 - Application for recognition of stock exchanges
Section4 - Grant of recognition to stock exchanges
Section4A - Corporatisation and demutualisation of stock exchanges
Section4B - Procedure for corporatisation and demutualisation
Section5 - Withdrawal of recognition
Section6 - Power of Central Government to call for periodical returns or direct inquiries to be made
Section7 - Annual reports to be furnished to the Central Government by stock exchanges
Section7A - Power of recognized stock exchange to make rules restricting voting rights, etc.
Section8 - Power of Central Government to direct rules to be made or to make rules
Section8A - Clearing corporation
Section9 - Power of recognised stock exchanges to make byelaws
Section10 - Power of Central Government to make or amend byelaws of recognised stock exchanges
Section11 - Power of Central Government to supersede governing body of a recognised stock exchange
Section12 - Power to suspend business of recognised stock exchanges
Section12A - Power to issue directions
Section13 - Contracts in notified areas illegal in certain circumstances
Section13A - Additional trading floor
Section14 - Contracts in notified areas to be void in certain circumstances
Section15 - Members may not act as principals in certain circumstances
Section16 - Power to prohibit contracts in certain cases
Section17 - Licensing of dealers in securities in certain areas
Section17A - Public issue and listing of securities referred to in sub-clause (ie) of clause (h) of section 2
Section18 - Exclusion of spot delivery contracts from Sections. 13, 14, 15 and 17
Section18A - Contracts in derivatives
Section19 - Stock exchanges other than recognised stock exchanges prohibited
Section20 - [Omitted]
Section21 to 22F - LISTING OF SECURITIES
Section21 - Conditions for listing
Section21A - Delisting of securities
Section22 - Right of appeal against refusal by stock exchanges to list securities of public companies
Section22A - Right of appeal to Securities Appellate Tribunal against refusal of stock exchange to list securities of public companies
Section22B - Procedure and powers of Securities Appellate tribunal
Section22C - Right to legal representation
Section22D - Limitation
Section22E - Civil Court not to have jurisdiction
Section22F - Appeal to Supreme Court
Section23 - Penalties
Section23A - Penalty for failure to furnish information, return, etc.
Section23B - Penalty for failure by any person to enter into an agreement with clients
Section23C - Penalty for failure to redress Investors grievances
Section23D - Penalty for failure to segregate securities or moneys of client or clients
Section23E - Penalty for failure to comply with provision of listing conditions or delisting conditions or grounds
Section23F - Penalty for excess dematerialisation or delivery of unlisted securities
Section23G - Penalty for failure to furnish periodical returns, etc.
Section23H - Penalty for contravention where no separate penalty has been provided
Section23I - Power to adjudicate
Section23J - Factors to be taken into account by the adjudicating officer
Section23K - Crediting sum realised by way of penalties to Consolidated Fund of India
Section23L - Appeal to Securities Appellate Tribunal
Section23M - Offences
Section23N - Composition of certain offences
Section23O - Power to grant immunity
Section24 - Offences by companies
Section25 - Certain offences to be cognizable
Section26 - Cognizance of offences by courts
Section27 - Title to dividends
Section27A - Right to receive income from collective investment scheme
Section27B - Right to receive income from mutual fund
Section28 - Act not to apply in certain cases
Section29 - Protection of action taken in good faith
Section29A - Power to delegate
Section30 - Power to make rules
Section31 - Power of Securities and Exchange Board of India to make regulations
Amending Act1 - SECURITIES CONTRACTS (REGULATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 1959
Amending Act2 - SECURITIES CONTRACTS (REGULATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 1985
Amending Act3 - SECURITIES LAWS (AMENDMENT) ACT, 1999
Amending Act4 - SECURITIES LAWS (SECOND AMENDMENT) ACT, 1999
Amending Act5 - SECURITIES LAWS (AMENDMENT) ACT,2004
Amending Act6 - THE SECURITIES CONTRACTS (REGULATION) AMENDMENT ACT, 2007


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