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Section 1 - Short title, commencement & Extent.
Section 2- Definitions
Section 2A- Interpretation of certain words and expression
Section 3- Definitions of "company", "existing company", "private company" and "public company"
Section 4- Meaning of "holding company" and "subsidiary"
Section 4A - Public Financial institutions
Section 5 - Meaning of "officer who is in default"
Section 6 - Meaning of "relative"
Section 7 - Interpretation of "person in accordance with whose directions or instructions directors are accustomed to act"
Section 8 - Power of Central Government to declare an establishment not to be a branch office
Section 9 - Act to override memorandum, articles, etc.
Section 10A- Constitution of Tribunal.
Section 10B - Procedure of Tribunal.
Section 10C - Powers of Tribunal.
Section 10D - Appeals against decisions, etc., of the Tribunal.
Section 10E - Constitution of Board of Company Law Administration
Section 10F - Appeals against the orders of the Company Law Board
Section 10FA - Dissolution of Company Law Board
Section 10FB - Constitution of National Company Law Tribunal.
Section 10FC - Composition of Tribunal.
Section 10FD - Qualifications for appointment of President and Members.
Section 10FE - Term of office of President and Members.
Section 10FF - Financial and administrative powers of Member Administration.
Section 10FG - Salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of President and other members.
Section 10FH - Vacancy in Tribunal.
Section 10FI - Resignation of President and Member.
Section 10FJ - Removal and suspension of President or Member.
Section 10FK - Officers and employees of Tribunal.
Section 10FL - Benches of Tribunal.
Section 10FM - Order of Tribunal.
Section 10FN - Power to review.
Section 10FO - Delegation of powers.
Section 10FP - Power to seek assistance of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate and District Magistrate.
Section 10FQ - Appeal from order of Tribunal.
Section 10FR - Constitution of Appellate Tribunal.
Section 10FS - Vacancy in Appellate Tribunal, etc.
Section 10FT - Term of office of Chairperson and Members.
Section 10FU - Resignation of Chairperson and Members.
Section 10FV - Removal and suspension of Chairperson and Members of Appellate Tribunal.
Section 10FW - Salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Chairperson and Members.
Section 10FX - Selection Committee.
Section 10FY - Chairperson, etc., to be public servants.
Section 10FZ - Protection of action taken in good faith.
Section 10FZA - Procedure and powers of Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal.
Section 10G - Power to punish for contempt.
Section 10GA - Staff of Appellate Tribunal.
Section 10GB - Civil court not to have jurisdiction.
Section 10GC - Vacancy in Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal not to invalidate acts or proceedings.
Section 10GD - Right to legal representation.
Section 10GE - Limitation.
Section 10GF - Appeal to Supreme Court.
Section10 - Jurisdiction of Courts.
Section 11 - Prohibition of associations and partnerships exceeding certain number
Section 12 - Mode of forming incorporated company.
Section 13 - Requirments with respect to memorandum
Section 14 - Form of memorandum.
Section 15 - Printing and Signature Of Memorandum.
Section 15A - Special Provision as to alteration of Memorandum consequent on alteration of name of state of Madras.
Section 15B - Special Provision as to alteration of Memorandum consequent on alteration of name of state of Mysore.
Section 16 - Alteration of memorandum
Section 17 - Special resolution and confirmation by Company Law Board required for alteration of memorandum.
Section 17A - Change of Registered office within a State.
Section 18 - Alteration to be registered within three months
Section 19 - Effect of failure to Register
Section 20 - Companies not to be registered with undesirable names.
Section 21 - Change of name by company.
Section 22- Rectification of name of company
Section 23 - Registration of change of name and effect thereof.
Section 24 - Change of name of existing private limited companies.
Section 25 - Power to dispense with " Limited" in name of charitable or other company
Section 26 - Articles prescribing regulations.
Section 27 - Regulations required in case of unlimited company, company limited by guarantee or private company limited by shares.
Section 28 - Adoption and application of Table A in the case of companies limited by shares.
Section 29 - Form of articles in the case of other companies.
Section 30 - Form and Signature of Articles.
Section 31 - Alteration of articles by special resolution
Section 32 - Registration of Unlimited company as limited.
Section 33 - Registration of Memorandum and Articles.
Section 34 - Effect of registration.
Section 35 - Conclusiveness of certificate of Incorporation
Section 36 - Effect of memorandum and articles
Section 37 - Provision as to companies limited by Guarantee.
Section 38 - Effect of alteration in memorandum or articles.
Section 39 - Copies of Memorandum and articles, etc., to be given to members.
Section 40 - Alteration Of Memorandum or articles , etc., to be noted in every copy.
Section 41- Defintion of "member"
Section 42 - Membership of holding company.
Section 43 - Consequences of default in complying with conditions constituting a company a private company.
Section 43A - Private company to become public company in certain cases.
Section 44 - Prospectus or statement in lieu of Prospectus to be filed by private company on ceasing to be a private company
Section 45 - Members severally liable for debts where business carried on with fewer than seven, or in the case of a private company, two members.
Section 46 - Form of contracts.
Section 47 - Bills of exchange and promissory notes.
Section 48 - Execution of deeds.
Section 49- Investments of company to be held in its own name.
Section 50 - Power for company to have official seal for use outside India.
Section 51- Service of documents on company.
Section 52 - Service of documents on Registrar.
Section 53 - Service of documents on members by company.
Section 54 - Authentication of documents and proceedings.
Section 55 - Dating of prospectus.
Section 55A - Powers of Securities and Exchange Board of India
Section 56 - Matters to be stated and reports to be set out in prospectus.
Section 57 - Expert to be unconnected with formation or management of company.
Section 58 - Expert's consent to issue of prospectus contaning statement by him.
Section 58A - Deposits not to be invited without issuing an advertisement.
Section 58AA - Small depositors
Section 58AAA - Default in acceptance or refund of deposits to be cognizable.
Section 58B - Provisions relating to prospectus to apply to advertisement.
Section 59 - Penalty and interpretation.
Section 60 - Registration of prospectus.
Section 60A- Shelf Prospectus.
Section 60B - Information memorandum.
Section 61 - Terms of contract mentioned in prospectus or statement in lieu of prospectus , not to be varied.
Section 62 - Civil liability for mis-statements in prospectus.
Section 63 - Criminal liability for mis-statements in prospectus.
Section 64 - Document contaning offer of shares or debentures for sale to be deemed prospectus.
Section 65 - Interpretation of provisions relating to prospectuses.
Section 66 - Newspaper advertisements of prospectus.
Section 67 - Construction of references to offering shares or debentures top the public, etc.
Section 68A - Personation for acquisition, etc., of shares.
Section 68B - Initial offer of securities to be in dematerialised form in certain cases.
Section 68-Penalty for fraudulently inducing persons to invest money
Section 69 - Prohibition of allotment unless minimum subscription received.
Section 70 - Prohibition of allotment in certain cases unless statement in lieu of prospectus delivered to Registrar.
Section 71 - Effect of irregular allotment.
Section 72 - Applications for, and allotment of , shares and debentures.
Section 73 - Allotment of shares and debentures to be dealt in on stock exchange.
Section 74-Manner of reckoning fifth, eighth and tenth days in sections 72 and 73
Section 75 - Return as to allotments.
Section 76 - Power to pay certain commissions and prohibition of payment of all other commissions , discounts, etc.
Section 77 - Restrictions on purchase by company , or loans by company or purchase, of its own or its holding companys shares.
Section 77A - Power of company to purchase its own securities.
Section 77AA - Transfer of certain sums to capital redmeption reserve account.
Section 77B - Prohibition for buy-back in certain circumstances.
Section 78 - Application of premiums received on issue of shares.
Section 79 - Powers to issue shares at a discount.
Section 79A - Issue of sweat equity shares.
Section 80 - Power to issue redeemable preference shares.
Section 80A - Redemption of irredeemable preference shares, etc.
Section 81- Further issue of Capital.
Section 82 - Nature of shares or debentures.
Section 83 - Numbering of shares
Section 84 - Certificate of shares.
Section 85 - Two kinds of share capital
Section 86 - New issues of share capital to be only of two kinds.
Section 87 - Voting rights.
Section 88 - Prohibition of issue of shares with disproportionate rights.
Section 89 - Termination of disproportionately excessive voting rights in existing companies.
Section 90 - Savings.
Section 91- Calls on shares of same class to be made on uniform basis.
Section 92 - Power of company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called-up.
Section 93 - Payment of dividend in proportion to amount paid-up.
Section 94 - Power of limited company to alter its share capital.
Section 94A - Share capital to stand increased where an order is made under section 81(4).
Section 95 - Notice to Registrar of consolidation of share capital, conversion of shares into stock, etc.
Section 96 - Effect of conversion of shares into stock.
Section 97 - Notice of increase of share capital or of members.
Section 98 - Power of unlimited company to provide for reserve share capital on re-registration.
Section 99 - Reserve liability of limited company.
Section 100 - Special resolution for reduction of share capital.
Section 101 - Application to Tribunal for confirming order, objections by creditors, and settlement of list of objecting creditors.
Section 102 - Order confirming reduction and powers of court on making such order.
Section 103 - Registration of order and minute of reduction.
Section 104 - Liability of members in respect of reduced shares.
Section 105 - Penalty for concealing name of creditor, etc.
Section 106 - Alteration of rights of holders of special classes of shares.
Section 107 - Rights of dissentient shareholders.
Section 108 - Transfer not to be registered except on production of instrument of transfer.
Section 108A - Restriction on acquisition of certain shares.
Section 108B - Restriction on transfer of shares.
Section 108C - Restriction on the transfer of shares of foreign companies.
Section 108D - Power of Central Government to direct companies not to give effect to the transfer.
Section 108E - Time within which refusal to be communicated.
Section 108F - Nothing in sections 108A to 108D to apply to Government companies, etc.
Section 108G - Applicability of the provisions of sections 108A to 108F.
Section 108H - Construction of certain expressions used in sections 108A to 108G.
Section 108I - Penalty for acquisition or transfer of share in contravention ofsections 108A to 108D.
Section 109 - Transfer by legal representative.
Section 109A - Nomination of shares.
Section 109B - Transmission of shares.
Section 110 - Application for transfer.
Section 111- Power to refuse registration and appeal against refusal.
Section 111A - Rectification of register on transfer.
Section 112 - Certification of transfers.
Section 113 - Limitation of time for issue of certificate.
Section 114 - Issue and effect of share warrants to bearer.
Section 115 - Share warrants and entries in register of members.
Section 116 - Penalty for personation of shareholder.
Section 117- Debentures with voting rights not to be issued hereafter.
Section 117A - Debenture trust deed.
Section 117B - Appointment of debenture trustees and duties of debenture trustees.
Section 117C - Liability of company to create security and debenture redemption reserve.
Section 118 - Right to obtain copies of and inspect trust deed.
Section 119 - Liability of trustees for debenture holders.
Section 120 - Perpetual debentures.
Section 121- Power to re-issue redeemed debentures in certain cases.
Section 122 - Specific performance of contract to subscribe for debentures.
Section 123 - Payments of certain debts out of assets subject to floating charge in priority to claims under the charge.
Section 124 - "Charge" to include mortgage in this Part.
Section 125 - Certain charges to be void against liquidator or creditors unless registered.
Section 126 - Date of notice of charge.
Section 127- Registration of charges on properties acquired subject to charge.
Section 128 - Particulars in case of series of debentures entitling holders pari passu.
Section 129 - Particulars in case of commission, etc., on debentures.
Section 130 - Register of charges to be kept by Registrar.
Section 131- Index to register of charges.
Section 132 - Certificate of registration.
Section 133 - Endorsement of certificate of registration on debenture or certificate of debenture stock.
Section 134 - Duty of company as regards registration and right of interested party.
Section 135 - Provisions of Part to apply to modification of charges.
Section 136 - Copy of instrument creating charge to be kept by company at registered office.
Section 137 - Entry in register of charges of appointment of receiver or manager.
Section 138 - Company to report satisfaction and procedure thereafter.
Section 139 - Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company.
Section 140 - Copy of memorandum of satisfaction to be furnished to company.
Section 141-Rectification by Company Law Board of register of charges.
Section 142 - Penalties.
Section 143 - Company's register of charges.
Section 144 - Right to inspect copies of instruments creating charges and companys register of charges.
Section 145 - Application of Part to charges requiring registration under it but not under previous law.
Section 146 - Registered office of company.
Section 147 - Publication of name by company.
Section 148 - Publication of authorised as well as subscribed and paid-up capital.
Section 149 - Restrictions on commencement of business.
Section 150 - Register of members.
Section 151- Index of members.
Section 152 - Register and index of debenture holders.
Section 152A - Register and index of beneficial owners.
Section 153 - Trusts not to he entered on register.
Section 153A - Appointment of public trustee.
Section 153B - Declaration as to shares and debentures held in trust.
Section 154 - Power to close register of members or debenture holders.
Section 155 - Power of Court to rectify register of members.
Section 157 - Power for company to keep foreign register of members or debenture holders.
Section 158 - Provisions as to foreign registers.
Section 159 - Annual return to be made by company having a share capital.
Section 160 - Annual return to be made by company not having a share capital
Section 161 - Further provisions regarding annual return and certificate to be annexed thereto.
Section 162 - Penalty and interpretation.
Section 163 - Place of keeping, and inspection of, registers and returns.
Section 164 - Registers, etc., to be evidence.
Section 156 - Notice to Register of rectification of register.
Section 165 - Statutory meeting and statutory report of company.
Section 166 - Annual general meeting.
Section 167 - Power of Company Law Board to call annual general meeting.
Section 168 - Penalty for default in complying with section 166 or 167.
Section 169 - Calling of extraordinary general meeting on requisition.
Section 170 - Sections 171 to 186 to apply to meetings.
Section 171 - Length of notice for calling meeting.
Section 172 - Contents and manner of service of notice and persons on whom it is to be served.
Section 173 - Explanatory statement to be annexed to notice.
Section 174 - Quorum for meeting.
Section 175 - Chairman of meeting.`
Section 176 - Proxies.
Section 177 - Voting to be by show of hands in first instance.
Section 178 - Chairmans declaration of result of voting by show of hands to be conclusive.
Section 179 - Demand for poll.
Section 180 - Time of taking poll.
Section 181- Restriction on exercise of voting right of members who have not paid calls, etc.
Section 182 - Restrictions on exercise of voting right in other cases to be void.
Section 183 - Right of member to use his votes differently.
Section 184 - Scrutineers at poll.
Section 185 - Manner of taking poll and result thereof.
Section 186 - Power of Tribunal to order meeting to be called.
Section 187 - Representation of corporations at meetings of companies and of creditors.
Section 187A - Representation of the President and Governors in meetings of companies of which they are members.
Section 187B - Exercise of voting rights in respect of shares held in trust.
Section 187C - Declaration by persons not holding beneficial interest in any share.
Section 187D - Investigation of beneficial ownership of shares in certain cases.
Section 188 - Circulation of members resolutions.
Section 189 - Ordinary and special resolutions.
Section 190 - Resolutions requiring special notice.
Section 191- Resolutions passed at adjourned meetings.
Section 192- Registration of certain resolutions and agreements.
Section 192A - Passing of resolutions by postal ballot.
Section 193 - Minutes of proceedings of general meetings and of Board and other meetings.
Section 194 - Minutes to be evidence.
Section 195 - Presumptions to be drawn where minutes duly drawn and signed.
Section 196 - Inspection of minute books of general meetings.
Section 197 - Publication of reports of proceedings of general meetings.
Section 197A - Company not to appoint or employ certain different categories of managerial personnel at the same time.
Section 198 - Overall maximum managerial remuneration and managerial remuneration in case of absence or inadequacy of profits.
Section 199 - Calculation of commission, etc, in certain cases.
Section 200 - Prohibition of tax-free payments.
Section 201 - Avoidance of provisions relieving liability of officers and auditors of company.
Section 202 - Undischarged insolvent not to manage companies.
Section 203 - Power to restrain fraudulent persons from managing companies.
Section 204 - Restriction on appointment of firm or body corporate to office or place of profit under a company.
Section 204A - Restrictions on the appointment of former managing agents or secretarial and treasures to any office.
Section 205 - Dividend to be paid only out of profits.
Section 205A - Unpaid dividend to be transferred to special dividend account.
Section 205B - Payment of unpaid or unclaimed dividend.
Section 205C - Establishment of Investor Education and Protection Fund.
Section 206 - Dividend not to be paid except to registered shareholders or to their order or to their bankers.
Section 206A - Right to dividend, rights shares, and bonus shares to be held in abeyance pending registration of transfer of shares.
Section 207 - Penalty for failure to distribute dividends within thirty days.
Section 208 - Power of company to pay interest out of capital in certain cases
Section 209 - Books of account to be kept by company.
Section 209A - Inspection of books of account, etc, of companies.
Section 210 - Annual accounts and balance sheet.
Section 210A - Constitution of National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards.
Section 211 - Form and contents of balance sheet and profit and loss account.
Section 212 - Balance sheet of holding company to include certain particulars as to its subsidiaries.
Section 213 - Financial year of holding company and subsidiary.
Section 214 - Rights of holding company's representative and members.
Section 215 - Authentication of balance sheet and profit and loss account.
Section 216 - Profit and loss account to be annexed and auditors report to be attached to balance sheet.
Section 217 - Boards report.
Section 218 - Penalty for improper issue, circulation or publication of balance sheet or profit and loss account.
Section 219 - Right of members to copies of balance sheet and auditors report.
Section 220 - Three copies of balance sheet, etc, to be filed with Registrar.
Section 221 - Duty of officer to make disclosure of payments, etc.
Section 222 - Construction of references to documents annexed to accounts.
Section 223 - Certain companies to publish statement in the Form in Table F in Schedule I.
Section 224 - Appointment and remuneration of auditors.
Section 224A - Auditor not to be appointed except with the approval of the company by special resolution in certain cases.
Section 225 - Provisions as to resolutions for appointing or removing auditors.
Section 226 - Qualifications and disqualifications of auditors
Section 227 - Powers and duties of auditors.
Section 228 - Audit of accounts of branch office of company.
Section 229 - Signature of audit report, etc.
Section 230 - Reading and inspection of auditor’s report.
Section 231 - Right of auditor to attend general meeting.
Section 232 - Penalty for non-compliance with sections 225 to 231.
Section 233 - Penalty for non-compliance by auditor with sections 227 and 229.
Section 233A - Power of Central Government to direct special audit in certain cases.
Section 233B - Audit of cost accounts in certain cases.
Section 234 - Power of Registrar to call for information or explanation.
Section 234A - Seizure of documents by Registrar.
Section 235 - Investigation of the affairs of a company.
Section 236 - Application by members to be supported by evidence and power to call for security.
Section 237 - Investigation of company's affairs in other cases.
Section 238 - Firm, body corporate or association not to be appointed as inspector.
Section 239 - Power of inspectors to carry investigation into affairs of related companies.
Section 240 - Production of documents and evidence.
Section 240A - Seizure of documents by inspector.
Section 241- Inspector's report.
Section 242 - Prosecution
Section 243 - Application for winding up of company or an order under section 397 or 398.
Section 244 - Proceedings for recovery of damages or property.
Section 245 - Expenses of investigation.
Section 246 - Inspector's report to he evidence.
Section 247 - Investigation of ownership of company.
Section 248 - Information regarding persons having an interest in company, or in body corporate or firm acting as managing agent thereof.
Section 249 - Investigation of associateship with managing agent, etc.
Section 250 - Imposition of restrictions upon shares and debentures and prohibition of transfer of shares or debentures in certain cases.
Section 250A - Voluntary winding-up of company, etc, not to stop investigation proceedings.
Section 251 - Saving for legal advisers and bankers.
Section 252 - Minimum number of directors.
Section 253 - Only individuals to be directors.
Section 254 - Subscribers of memorandum deemed to be directors.
Section 255 - Appointment of directors and proportion of those who are to retire by rotation.
Section 256 - Ascertainment of directors retiring by rotation and filling of vacancies.
Section 257 - Right of persons other than retiring directors to stand for directorship.
Section 258 - Right of company to increase or reduce the number of directors.
Section 259 - Increase in number of directors to require Government sanction.
Section 260 - Additional directors.
Section 261 - Certain persons not to be appointed directors, except by special resolution.
Section 262 - Filling of casual vacancies among directors.
Section 263 - Appointment of directors to be voted on individually.
Section 263A - Sections 177, 255, 256 and 263 not to apply in relation to companies not carrying business for profit, etc.
Section 264 - Consent of candidate for directorship to be filed with the company and consent to act as director to be filed with the Registrar.
Section 265 - Option to company to adopt proportional representation for the appointment of directors.
Section 266 - Restrictions on appointment or advertisement of director.
Section 266A- Application for allotment of Director Identification Number.
Section 266B - Allotment of Director Identification Number.
Section 266C- Prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number.
Section 266D - Obligation of director to intimate Director Identification Number to concerned company or companies.
Section 266E - Obligation of company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar.
Section 266F - Obligation to indicate Director Identification Number.
Section 266G - Penalty for contravention of provisions of section 266A or section 266C or section 266D or section 266E.
Section 267 - Certain persons not to be appointed managing directors.
Section 268 - Amendment of provision relating to managing, whole-time or non-rotational directors to require Government approval.
Section 269 - Appointment of managing or whole-time director or manager to require Government approval only in certain cases.
Section 270 - Time within which share qualification is to be obtained and maximum amount thereto
Section 271 - Filing of declaration of share qualification by director.
Section 272 - Penalty.
Section 273 - Saving.
Section 274 - Disqualifications of directors.
Section 275 - No person to be a director of more than fifteen companies.
Section 276 - Choice to be made by director of more than fifteen companies at commencement of Act.
Section 277 - Choice by person becoming director of more than fifteen companies after commencement of Act.
Section 278 - Exclusion of certain directorships for the purposes of sections 275, 276 and 277.
Section 279 - Penalty.
Section 280 - Age Limit.
Section 281 - Age Limit not to apply if company so resolves.
Section 282 - Duty of director to disclose age.
Section 283 - Vacation of office by directors.
Section 284 - Removal of directors.
Section 285 - Board to meet at least once in every three calendar months.
Section 286 - Notice of meetings.
Section 287 - Quorum for meetings.
Section 288 - Procedure where meeting adjourned for want of quorum.
Section 289 - Passing of resolutions by circulation.
Section 290 - Validity of acts of directors.
Section 291 - General powers of Board.
Section 292 - Certain powers to he exercised by Board only at meeting.
Section 292A - Audit Committee.
Section 293 - Restrictions on powers of Board.
Section 293A - Prohibitions and restrictions regarding political contributions.
Section 293B - Power of Board and other persons to make contributions to the National Defence Fund, etc.
Section 294 - Appointment of sole selling agents to require approval of company in general meeting.
Section 294A - Prohibition of payment of compensation to sole selling agents for loss of office in certain cases.
Section 294AA - Power of Central Government to prohibit the appointment of sole selling agents in certain cases.
Section 295 - Loans to directors, etc.
Section 296 - Application of section 295 to book debts in certain cases.
Section 297 - Board's sanction to be required for certain contracts in which particular directors are interested.
Section 298 - Power of directors to carry on business when managing agent or secretaries and treasurers are deemed to have vacated office, etc.
Section 299 - Disclosure of interests by director.
Section 300 - Interested director not to participate or vote in Board's proceedings.
Section 301 - Register of contracts, companies and firms in which directors are interested.
Section 302 - Disclosure to members of directors interest in contract appointing manager, managing director.
Section 303 - Register of directors, etc.
Section 304 - Inspection of the register.
Section 305 - Duty of directors etc to make disclosure
Section 306 - Register to he kept by Registrar and Inspection thereof.
Section 307 - Register of director's shareholdings, etc.
Section 308 - Duty of directors and persons deemed to be directors to make disclosure of shareholdings.
Section 309 - Remuneration of directors.
Section 310 - Provision for increase in remuneration to require Government sanction.
Section 311 - Increase in remuneration of managing director on reappointment or appointment after Act to require Government sanction.
Section 312 - Prohibition of assignment of office by director.
Section 313 - Appointment and term of office of alternate directors.
Section 314 - Director, etc, not to hold office or place of profit.
Section 315 - Application of sections 316 and 317.
Section 316 - Number of companies of which one person may be appointed managing director.
Section 317 - Managing director not to be appointed for more than five years at a time.
Section 318 - Compensation for loss of office not permissible except to managing or whole-time directors or to directors who are managers.
Section 319 - Payment to director, etc., for loss of office, etc, in connection with transfer of undertaking or property.
Section 320 - Payment to director for loss of office, etc., in connection with transfer of shares.
Section 321 - Provisions supplementary to sections 318, 319 and 320.
Section 322 - Directors, etc., with unlimited liability in limited company.
Section 323 - Special resolution of limited company making liability of directors, etc., unlimited.
Section 324 - Power of Central Government to notify that companies engaged in specified classes of industry or business shall not have managing agents.
Section 324A - Abolition of managing agencies and secretaries and treasurers.
Section 325 - Managing agency company not to have managing agent.
Section 325A - Subsidiary of a body corporate not to be appointed as managing agent.
Section 326 - Central Government to approve of appointment, etc., of managing agent; and circumstances in which approval may be accorded.
Section 327 - Application of sections 328 to 331.
Section 328 - Term of office of managing agent.
Section 329 - Variation of managing agency agreement.
Section 330 - Term of office of existing managing agents to terminate on 15th August, 1960.
Section 331 - Application of Act to existing managing agents.
Section 332 - No person to be managing agent of more than ten companies after 15th August, 1960.
Section 333 - Right of managing agent to charge on company’s assets.
Section 334 - Vacation of office on insolvency, dissolution or winding up, etc.
Section 335 - Suspension from office where receiver appointed.
Section 336 - Vacation of office on conviction in certain cases.
Section 337 - Removal for fraud or breach of trust.
Section 338 - Removal for gross negligence or mismanagement.
Section 339 - Power to call meetings for the purposes of sections 337 and 338 and procedure.
Section 340 - Time when certain disqualifications will take effect.
Section 341 - Conviction not to operate as disqualification if convicted partner, director, etc., is expelled.
Section 342 - Resignation of office by managing agent.
Section 343 - Transfer of office by managing agent.
Section 344 - Managing agency not to be heritable after commencement of Act.
Section 345 - Succession to managing agency by inheritance or device under agreement before Commencement of Act to be subject to Central Governments approval.
Section 346 - Changes in constitution of managing agency, firm or corporation to be approved by Central Government.
Section 347- Application of Schedule VIII to certain managing agents.
Section 348 - Remuneration of managing agent ordinarily not to exceed 10 per cent of net profits.
Section 349 - Determination of net profits.
Section 350 - Ascertainment of depreciation.
Section 351 Special provision where there is a profit-sharing arrangement between two or more companies
Section 352 - Payment of additional remuneration.
Section 353 - Time of payment of remuneration.
Section 354 - Managing agent not entitled to office allowance but entitled to be reimbursed in respect of expenses.
Section 355 - Saving
Section 356 - Appointment of managing agent or associate as selling agent of goods produced by the company.
Section 357 - Application of section 356 to case where business of company consists of the supply or rendering of any services.
Section 358 - Appointment of managing agent or associate as buying agent for company.
Section 359 - Commission, etc., of managing agent as buying or selling agent of other concerns.
Section 360 - Contracts between managing agent or associate and company for the sale or purchase of goods or the supply of services, etc.
Section 361 - Existing contracts relating to matters dealt with in sections 356 to 360 to terminate on 1st March, 1958.
Section 362 - Registers to be open to inspection.
Section 363 - Remuneration received in contravention of foregoing sections to be held in trust for company.
Section 364 - Company not to be bound by assignment of, or charge on, managing agent’s remuneration.
Section 365 - Prohibition of payment of compensation for loss of office in certain cases.
Section 366 - Limit of compensation for loss of office.
Section 367 - Managing agent’s rights and liabilities after termination of office.
Section 368 - Managing agent to be subject to control of Board and to restrictions in Schedule VII.
Section 369 - Loans to managing agent
Section 370 - Loans, etc., to companies under the same management.
Section 370A - Provisions as to certain loans which could not have been made if sections 369 and 370 were in force.
Section 371 - Penalty for contravention of section 370 or 370A.
Section 372 - Purchase by company of shares, etc., of other companies.
Section 372A - Inter-corporate loans and investments.
Section 373 - Investments made before commencement of Act.
Section 374 - Penalty for contravention of section 372 or 373.
Section 375 - Managing agent not to engage in business competing with business of managed company.
Section 376 - Conditions prohibiting reconstruction or amalgamation of company.
Section 377 - Restrictions on right of managing agent to appoint directors.
Section 378 - Appointment of secretaries and treasurers.
Section 379 - Provisions applicable to managing agents to apply to secretaries and treasurers With the exceptions and modifications specified in sections 380 to 383
Section 380 - Sections 324, 330 and 332 not to apply.
Section 381 - Section 348 to apply subject to a modification.
Section 382 - Secretaries and treasurers not to appoint directors.
Section 383 - Secretaries and treasurers not to sell goods or articles produced by company, etc., unless authorised by board.
Section 383A - Certain companies to have secretaries.
Section 384 - Firm or body corporate not to be appointed manager.
Section 385- Certain persons not to be appointed managers.
Section 386 - Number of companies of which a person may be appointed manager.
Section 387 - Remuneration of manager.
Section 388 - Application of sections 269, 310, 311, 312 and 317 to managers.
Section 388A - Sections 386 to 388 not to apply to certain private companies.
Section 388B - Reference to Company Law Board of cases against managerial personnel.
Section 388C - Interim order by Company Law Board.
Section 388D - Decision of the Company Law Board.
Section 388E - Power of Central Government to remove managerial personnel on the basis of Company Law Boards decision.
Section 389 - Power for companies to refer matters to arbitration.
Section 390 - Interpretation of sections 391 and 393.
Section 391 - Power to compromise or make arrangements with creditors and members.
Section 392 - Power of High Court to enforce compromise and arrangement.
Section 393 - Information as to compromises or arrangements with creditors and members.
Section 394 - Provisions for facilitating reconstruction and amalgamation of companies.
Section 394A - Notice to be given to Central Government for applications under sections 391 and 394.
Section 395 - Power and duty to acquire shares of shareholders dissenting from scheme or contract approved by majority.
Section 396 - Power of Central Government to provide for amalgamation of companies in national interest.
Section 396A - Preservation of books and papers of amalgamated company.
Section 397 - Application to Company law Board for relief in cases of oppression.
Section 398 - Application to Company Law Board for relief in cases of mismanagement.
Section 399 - Right to apply under sections 397 and 398.
Section 400 - Notice to be given to Central Government of applications under sections 397 and 398.
Section 401 - Right of Central Government to apply under sections 397 and 398.
Section 402 - Powers of Company Law Board on application under section 397 or 398.
Section 403- Interim order by Company law Board.
Section 404 - Effect of alteration of memorandum or articles of company by order under section 397 or 398.
Section 405 - Addition of respondents to application under section 397 or 398.
Section 406 - Application of sections 539 to 544 to proceedings under sections 397 and 398.
Section 407 - Consequences of termination or modification of certain agreements.
Section 408 - Powers of Government to prevent oppression or mismanagement.
Section 409 - Power of Company Law Board to prevent change in Board of directors likely to affect company prejudicially.
Section 410 - Appointment of Advisory Committee.
Section 411 - Duties of Advisory Commission.
Section 412 - Forms and procedure in cases referred to Advisory Commission.
Section 413 - Powers of Advisory Commission.
Section 414 - Penalties.
Section 415 - Immunity for action taken in good faith.
Section 416 - Contracts by agents of company in which company is undisclosed principal.
Section 417 - Employees securities to be deposited in post office savings bank or Scheduled Bank.
Section 418 - Provisions applicable to provident funds of employees.
Section 419 - Right of employee to see banks receipt for moneys or securities referred to in section 417 or 418.
Section 420 - Penalty for contravention of sections 417, 418 and 419.
Section 421 - Filing of accounts of receivers.
Section 422 - Invoices, etc., to refer to receiver where there is one.
Section 423 - Penalty for non-compliance with sections 421 and 422.
Section 424 - Application of sections 421 to 423 to receivers and managers appointed by Court and managers appointed in pursuance of an instrument.
Section 424A - Reference to Tribunal.
Section 424B - Inquiry into working of sick industrial companies.
Section 424C - Powers of Tribunal to make suitable order on completion of inquiry.
Section 424D - Preparation and sanction of schemes.
Section 424E - Rehabilitation by giving financial assistance.
Section 424F - Arrangement for continuing operations, etc., during inquiry.
Section 424G - Winding up of sick industrial company.
Section 424H - Operating agency to prepare complete inventory, etc.
Section 424I - Direction not to dispose of assets.
Section 424J - Power of Tribunal to call for periodic information.
Section 424K - Misfeasance proceedings.
Section 424L - Penalty for certain offences.
Section 425 - Modes of winding up.
Section 426 - Liability as contributories of present and past members.
Section 427 - Obligations of directors and managers whose liability is unlimited.
Section 428 - Definition of "contributory".
Section 429 - Nature of liability of contributory.
Section 430 - Contributories in case of death of member.
Section 431 - Contributories in case of insolvency of member.
Section 432 - Contributories in case of winding up of a body corporate which is a member.
Section 433 - Circumstances in which company may be wound-up by Court..
Section 434 - Company when deemed unable to pay its debts.
Section 435 - Transfer of winding up proceedings to District Court.
Section 436 - Withdrawal and transfer of winding up from one District Court to another.
Section 437 - Power of High Court to retain winding up proceedings in District Court.
Section 438 - Jurisdiction of High Court under sections 435, 436 and 437 to be exercised at any time and at any stage.
Section 439 - Provisions as to applications for winding up.
Section 439A - Statement of affairs to be filed on winding up of a company.
Section 440 - Right to present winding up petition where company is being wound-up voluntarily or subject to Courts supervision
Section 441 - Commencement of winding up by Tribunal.
Section 441A - Levy and collection of cess on turnover or gross receipts of companies.
Section 441B - Crediting proceeds of cess to Consolidated Fund of India.
Section 441C - Rehabilitation Fund.
Section 441D - Application of Fund.
Section 441E - Power to call for information.
Section 441F - Penalty for non-payment of cess.
Section 441G - Refund of fund in certain cases.
Section 442 - Power of Court to stay or restrain proceedings against company.
Section 443 - Powers of Court on hearing petition.
Section 444 - Order for winding up to be communicated to Official Liquidator and Registrar.
Section 445 - Copy of winding up order to be filed with Registrar.
Section 446 - Suits stayed on winding up order.
Section 446A - Responsibility of directors and officers to submit to Tribunal audited books and accounts.
Section 447 - Effect of winding up order.
Section 448 - Appointment of Official Liquidator.
Section 449 - Official Liquidator to be liquidator.
Section 450 - Appointment and powers of provisional liquidator.
Section 451 - General provisions as to liquidators.
Section 452 - Style, etc., of liquidator.
Section 453 - Receiver not to be appointed of assets with liquidator.
Section 454 - Statement of affairs to be made to Official Liquidator.
Section 455 - Report by Official Liquidator.
Section 456 - Custody of companys property.
Section 457 - Powers of liquidator.
Section 458 - Discretion of liquidator.
Section 458A - Exclusion of certain time in computing periods of limitation.
Section 459 - Provision for legal assistance to liquidator.
Section 460 - Exercise and control of liquidators powers.
Section 461 - Books to be kept by liquidator.
Section 462 - Audit of liquidators accounts.
Section 463 - Control of Central Government over liquidators.
Section 464 - Appointment and composition of committee of inspection.
Section 465 - Constitution and proceedings of committee of inspection.
Section 466 - Power of Court to stay winding up.
Section 467 - Settlement of list of contributories and application of assets.
Section 468 - Delivery of property to liquidator.
Section 469 - Payment of debts due by contributory and extent of set-off.
Section 470 - Power of Tribunal to make calls.
Section 471 - Payment into bank of moneys due to company.
Section 472 - Moneys and securities paid into Bank to be subject to order of Court.
Section 473 - Order on contributory to be conclusive evidenced.
Section 474 - Power to exclude creditors not proving in time.
Section 475 - Adjustment of rights of contributories.
Section 476 - Power to order costs.
Section 477 - Power to summon persons suspected of having property of company, etc.
Section 478 - Power to order public examination of promoters, directors, etc.
Section 479 - Power to arrest absconding contributory.
Section 480 - Saving of existing powers of Tribunal.
Section 481 - Dissolution of company.
Section 482 - Order made in any Court to be enforced by other Courts.
Section 483 - Appeals from orders.
Section 484 - Circumstances in which company may be wound-up voluntarily.
Section 485 - Publication of resolution to wind-up voluntarily.
Section 486 - Commencement of voluntary winding up.
Section 487 - Effect of voluntary winding up on status of company.
Section 488 - Declaration of solvency in case of proposal to wind-up voluntarily.
Section 489 - Provisions applicable to a members voluntary winding up.
Section 490 - Power of company to appoint and fix remuneration of liquidators.
Section 491 - Boards powers to cease on appointment of a liquidator.
Section 492 - Power to fill vacancy in office of liquidator.
Section 493 - Notice of appointment of liquidator to be given to Registrar.
Section 494 - Power of liquidator to accept shares, etc., as consideration for sale of property of company.
Section 495 - Duty of liquidator to call creditor's meeting in case of insolvency.
Section 496 - Duty of liquidator to call general meeting at the end of each year.
Section 497 - Final meeting and dissolution.
Section 498 - Alternative provisions as to annual and final meetings in case of insolvency.
Section 499 - Provisions applicable to a creditor's voluntary winding up.
Section 500 - Meeting of creditors.
Section 501 - Notice of resolutions passed by creditors meeting to be given to Registrar.
Section 502 - Appointment of liquidator.
Section 503 - Appointment of committee of inspection.
Section 504 - Fixing of liquidators remuneration.
Section 505 - Board's powers to cease on appointment of liquidator.
Section 506 - Power to fill vacancy in office of liquidator.
Section 507 - Application of section 494 to a creditors voluntary winding up.
Section 508 - Duty of liquidator to call meetings of company and of creditors at end of each year.
Section 509 - Final meeting and dissolution.
Section 510 - Provisions applicable to every voluntary winding up.
Section 511 - Distribution of property of company.
Section 511A - Application of section 454 to voluntary winding up.
Section 512 - Powers and duties of liquidator in voluntary winding up.
Section 513 - Body corporate not to be appointed as liquidator.
Section 514 - Corrupt inducement affecting appointment as liquidator.
Section 515 - Power of court to appoint and remove liquidator in voluntary winding up.
Section 516 - Notice by liquidator of his appointment.
Section 517 - Arrangement when binding on company and creditors.
Section 518 - Power to apply to court to have questions determined or powers exercised.
Section 519 - Application of liquidator to Court for public examination of promoters, directors, etc.
Section 520 - Costs of voluntary winding up.
Section 521 - Saving of right of creditors and contributories to apply for winding up.
Section 522 - Power to order winding up subject to supervision.
Section 523 - Effect of petition for winding up subject to supervision.
Section 524 - Power of Court to appoint or remove liquidators.
Section 525 - Powers and obligations of liquidator appointed by court.
Section 526 - Effect of supervision order.
Section 527 - Appointment in certain cases of voluntary liquidators to office of liquidators.
Section 528 - Debts of all descriptions to be admitted to proof.
Section 529 - Application of insolvency rules in winding up of insolvent companies.
Section 529A - Overriding preferential payments.
Section 530 - Preferential payments.
Section 531 - Fraudulent preference.
Section 531A - Avoidance of voluntary transfer.
Section 532 - Transfers for benefit of all creditors to be void.
Section 533 - Liabilities and rights of certain fraudulently preferred persons.
Section 534 - Effect of floating charge
Section 535 - Disclaimer of onerous property in case of a company which is being wound-up.
Section 536 - Avoidance of transfers, etc., after commencement of winding up.
Section 537 - Avoidance of certain attachments, executions, etc., in winding up by or subject to supervision of Court.
Section 538 - Offences by officers of companies in liquidation.
Section 539 - Penalty for falsification of books.
Section 540 - Penalty for frauds by officers.
Section 541 - Liability where proper accounts not kept.
Section 542 - Liability for fraudulent conduct of business.
Section 543 - Power of court to assess damages against delinquent directors, etc.
Section 544 - Liability under sections 542 and 543 to extend to partners or directors in firm or company.
Section 545- Prosecution of delinquent officers and members of the company.
Section 546- Liquidator to exercise certain powers subject to sanction.
Section 547- Notification that a company is in liquidation.
Section 548- Books and papers of company to be evidence.
Section 549- Inspection of books and papers by creditors and contributories.
Section 550- Disposal of books and papers of company.
Section 551- Information as to pending liquidations.
Section 552- 0fficial Liquidator to make payments into the public account of India.
Section 553- Voluntary liquidator to make payments into Scheduled Bank.
Section 554- Liquidator not to pay moneys into private banking account.
Section 555 - Unpaid Dividends and undistributed assets to be paid into the Companies Liquidation Account.
Section 556 - Enforcement of duty of liquidator to make returns, etc.
Section 557 - Meetings to ascertain wishes of creditors or contributories.
Section 558 - Court or person before whom affidavit may be sworn.
Section 559 - Power of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void.
Section 560 - Power of Registrar to strike defunct company off register.
Section 561 - Application of Act to companies formed and registered under previous companies laws.
Section 562 - Application of Act to companies registered but not formed under previous companies laws.
Section 563 - Application of Act to unlimited companies registered under previous companies laws.
Section 564 - Mode of transferring shares in the case of companies registered under Acts 19 of 1857 and 7 of 1860.
Section 565 - Companies capable of being registered.
Section 566 - Definition ofjoint-stock company".
Section 567 - Requirements for registration of joint-stock companies.
Section 568 - Requirements for registration of companies not being joint stock companies.
Section 569 - Authentication of statements of existing companies.
Section 570- Power of Registrar to require evidence as to nature of company.
Section 571 - Notice to customers on registration of banking company with limited liability.
Section 572 - Change of name for purposes of registration.
Section 573- Addition of "Limited" or "Private Limited" to name.
Section 574 - Certificate of registration of existing companies.
Section 575 - Vesting of property on registration.
Section 576 - Saving for existing liabilities.
Section 577 - Continuation of pending legal proceedings.
Section 578 - Effect of registration under Part.
Section 579- Power to substitute memorandum and articles for deed of settlement.
Section 580 - Power of Court to stay or restrain proceedings.
Section 581 - Suits stayed on winding up order.
Section 581A - Definations.
Section 581B - Objects of Producer Company.
Section 581C - Formation of Producer Company and its registration.
Section 581D - Membership and voting rights of Members of Producer Company.
Section 581E- Benefits to Members.
Section 581F - Memorandum of Producer Company.
Section 581G - Articles of association.
Section 581H - Amendment of memorandum.
Section 581I - Amendment of articles.
Section 581J - Option to inter-State co-operative societies to become Producer Companies.
Section 581K - Effect of incorporation of Producer Company.
Section 581L - Vesting of undertaking in Producer Company.
Section 581M - Concession, etc., to be deemed to have been granted to Producer Company.
Section 581N - Provisions in respect of officers and other employees of inter-State co-operative society.
Section 581O - Number of directors.
Section 581P - Appointment of directors.
Section 581Q - Vacation of office by directors.
Section 581R - Powers and functions of Board.
Section 581S - Matters to be transacted at general meeting.
Section 581T - Liability of directors.
Section 581U - Committee of directors.
Section 581V - Meetings of Board and quorum.
Section 581W - Chief Executive and his functions.
Section 581X - Secretary of Producer Company.
Section 581Y - Quorum.
Section 581Z - Voting rights.
Section 581ZA - Annual general meeting.
Section 581ZB - Share capital.
Section 581ZC - Special user rights.
Section 581ZD - Transferability of shares and attendant rights.
Section 581ZE - Books of account
Section 581ZF - Internal audit.
Section 581ZG - Duties of auditor under this Part.
Section 581ZH - Donations or subscription by Producer Company.
Section 581ZI - General and other reserves.
Section 581ZJ - Issue of bonus shares.
Section 581ZK - Loans to members and investments
Section 581ZL - Investment in other companies, formation of subsidiaries, etc.
Section 581ZM - Penalty for contravention.
Section 581ZN - Amalgamation, merger or division, etc., to form new Producer Companies.
Section 581ZO - Disputes.
Section 581ZP - Strike off name of Producer Company.
Section 581ZQ - Provisions of this Part to override other laws.
Section 581ZR - Application of provisions relating to private companies.
Section 581ZS - Reconversion of Producer Company to inter-State co-operative society.
Section 581ZT - Power to modify Act in its application to Producer Companies.
Section 582 - Meaning of "unregistered company.
Section 583 - Winding up of unregistered companies.
Section 584 - Power to wind-up foreign companies, although dissolved.
Section 585 - Contributories in winding up of unregistered company.
Section 586 - Power to stay or restrain proceedings.
Section 587 - Suits, etc, stayed on winding up order.
Section 588 - Directions as to property in certain cases.
Section 589 - Provisions of Part cumulative.
Section 590 - Saving and construction of enactments conferring power to wind-up partnership, association or company in certain cases.
Section 591 - Application of sections 592 to 602 to foreign companies.
Section 592 - Documents, etc., to be delivered to Registrar by foreign companies carrying on business in India.
Section 593 - Return to be delivered to Registrar by foreign company where documents, etc., altered.
Section 594 - Accounts of foreign company.
Section 595 - Obligation to state name of foreign company, whether limited, and country where incorporated.
Section 596 - Service on foreign company.
Section 597 - Office where documents to be delivered.
Section 598 - Penalties.
Section 599 - Company's failure to comply with Part not to affect Its liability under contracts, etc.
Section 600 - Registration of charges, appointment of receiver and books of account.
Section 601 - Fees for registration of documents under Part.
Section 602 - Interpretation of foregoing sections of Part.
Section 603 - Dating of prospectus and particulars to be contained therein.
Section 604 - Provisions as to expert's consent and allotment.
Section 605 - Registration of prospectus.
Section 605A - Offer of Indian Depository Receipts.
Section 606 - Penalty for contravention of sections 603, 604, and 605.
Section 607 - Civil liability for misstatements in prospectus.
Section 608 - Interpretation of provisions as to prospectuses.
Section 609 - Registration offices.
Section 610 - Inspection, production and evidence of documents kept by Registrar.
Section 610A - Admissibility of micro films, facsimile copies of documents, computer printouts and documents on computer media as documents and as evidence.
Section 610B - Provisions relating to filing of applications, documents inspection, etc., through electronic form.
Section 610C - Power to modify Act in relation to electronic records (including the manner and form in which electronic records shall be filed)
Section 610D - Providing of value added services through electronic form.
Section 610E - Application of provision of Act 21 of 2000
Section 611 - Fees in Schedule X to be paid.
Section 612 Fees, etc., paid to Registrar and other officers to be accounted for to Central Government.
Section 613 - Power of Central Government to reduce fees, charges, etc.
Section 614 - Enforcement of duty of company to make returns, etc., to Registrar.
Section 614A - Power of Court trying offences under the Act to direct the filing of documents with Registrar.
Section 615 - Power of Central Government to direct companies to furnish information or statistics.
Section 616 - Application of Act to Insurance, banking, electricity supply and other companies governed by special Acts.
Section 617 - Definition of "Government Company".
Section 618 - Government companies not to have managing agents.
Section 619 - Application of sections 224 to 233 to Government companies.
Section 619A - Annual reports on Government companies.
Section 619B - Provisions of section 619 to apply to certain companies.
Section 620 - Power to modify Act in relation to Government Companies
Section 620A - Power to modify Act in its application to Nidhis, etc.
Section 620B - Special provisions as to companies in Goa, Daman and Diu.
Section 620C - Special provisions as to companies in Jammu and Kashmir.
Section 621 - Offences against Act to be cognizable only on complaint by Registrar, share-holder or Government.
Section 621A - Composition of certain offences.
Section 622 - Jurisdiction to try offences.
Section 623 - Certain offences triable summarily in Presidency towns.
Section 624A - Power of Central Government to appoint company prosecutors.
Section 624 - Offences to be non-cognizable.
Section 624B - Appeal against acquittal.
Section 625 - Payment of compensation in cases of frivolous or vexatious prosecution.
Section 626 - Application of fines.
Section 627 - Production and inspection of books where offence suspected.
Section 628 - Penalty for false statements.
Section 629 - Penalty for false evidence.
Section 629A - Penalty where no specific penalty is provided elsewhere in the Act.
Section 630 - Penalty for wrongful withholding of-property.
Section 631 - Penalty for improper use of words "Limited" and "Private Limited".
Section 632 - Power to require limited company to give security for costs.
Section 633 - Power of Court to grant relief in certain cases.
Section 634 - Enforcement of orders of Courts.
Section 634A - Enforcement of orders of Company Law Board.
Section 635 - Enforcement of orders of one Court by other Courts.
Section 635A - Protection of acts done in good faith.
Section 635AA - Non-disclosure of information in certain cases.
Section 635B - Protection of employees during investigation by inspector or pendency of proceeding before courtl in certain cases.
Section 636 - Reduction of fees, charges, etc., payable to company.
Section 637 - Delegation by Central Government of its powers and functions under Act.
Section 637A- Powers of Central Government or Company Law Board] to accord approval, etc., subject to conditions and to prescribe fees on applications.
Section 637AA - Power of Central Government to fix a Limit with regard to remuneration.
Section 637B - Condonation of delays in certain cases.
Section 638 - Annual report by Central Government.
Section 639 - Annual reports on Government companies to be placed before Parliament, etc.
Section 640 - Validation of registration of firms as members of charitable and other companies.
Section 640A - Exclusion of time required in obtaining copies of orders of Court or the Company Law Board.
Section 640B - Forms of, and procedure in relation to, certain applications.
Section 641 - Power to alter Schedules.
Section 642 - Power of Central Government to make rules.
Section 643 - Powers of Supreme Court to make rules.
Section 644 - Repeal of Acts specified in Schedule XII.
Section 645 - Saving of orders, rules, etc., in force at commencement of Act.
Section 646 - Saving of operation of section 138 of Act 7 of 1913.
Section 647 - Saving of pending proceedings for winding up.
Section 647A - Transfer of winding up proceedings to Tribunal.
Section 648 - Saving of prosecutions instituted by liquidator or Court under section 237 of Act 7 of 1913.
Section 649 - Construction of references to former enactments in documents.
Section 650 - Construction of "registrar of joint stock companies" in Act 21 of 1860
Section 651 - Construction of references to extraordinary resolution in articles etc.
Section 651A - Reference of winding up of companies in other laws.
Section 652 - Appointment under previous companies laws to have effect as if made under Act.
Section 653 - Former registration offices continued.
Section 654 - Registers under previous companies laws to be deemed to be part of registers under Act.
Section 655 - Funds and accounts under Act to be in continuation of funds and accounts under previous companies laws.
Section 656 - Saving of incorporation under repealed Acts.
Section 657 - Saving of certain Tables under previous companies laws.
Section 658 - Section 6 of the General Sections Act, 1897 to apply in addition to sections 645 to 657 of Act.
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Section 1- Short title, extent, commencement and application
Section 2- Definitions.
Section 3- Formation of company.
Section 4- Memorandum.
Section 5- Articles.
Section 6- Act to override memorandum, articles, etc.
Section 7- Incorporation of Company.
Section 8- Formation of companies with charitable objects, etc.
Section 9- Effect of registration.
Section 10- Effect of memorandum and articles.
Section 11- Commencement of business, etc
Section 12- Registered office of company.
Section 13- Alteration of memorandum.
Section 14- Alteration of articles.
Section 15- Alteration of memorandum or articles to be noted in every copy.
Section 16- Rectification of name of company.
Section 17- Copies of memorandum, articles, etc., to be given to members.
Section 18- Conversion of companies already registered.
Section 19- Subsidiary company not to hold shares in its holding company.
Section 20- Service of documents
Section 21- Authentication of documents, proceedings and contracts.
Section 22- Execution of bills of exchange, etc.
Section 23- Public offer and private placement.
Section 24- Power of Securities and Exchange Board to regulate issue and transfer of securities, etc
Section 25- Document containing offer of securities for sale to be deemed prospectus.
Section 26- Matters to be stated in prospectus.
Section 27- Variation in terms of contract or objects in prospectus.
Section 28- Offer of sale of shares by certain members of company.
Section 29- Public offer of securities to be in dematerialised form.
Section 30- Advertisement of prospectus.
Section 31- Shelf prospectus.
Section 32- Red herring prospectus.
Section 33- Issue of application forms for securities.
Section 34- Criminal liability for mis-statements in prospectus.
Section 35- Civil liability for mis-statements in prospectus.
Section 36- Punishment for fraudulently inducing persons to invest money.
Section 37- Action by affected persons
Section 38- Punishment for personation for acquisition, etc., of securities.
Section 39- Allotment of securities by company.
Section 40- Securities to be dealt with in stock exchanges.
Section 41- Global Depository Receipt.
Section 42- Offer or invitation for subscription of securities on private placement.
Section 43- Kinds of share capital.
Section 44- Nature of shares or debentures.
Section 45- Numbering of shares.
Section 46- Certificate of shares.
Section 47- Voting rights.
Section 48- Variation of shareholders rights.
Section 49- Calls on shares of same class to be made on uniform basis.
Section 50- Company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up.
Section 51- Payment of dividend in proportion to amount paid-up.
Section 52- Application of premiums received on issue of shares
Section 53- Prohibition on issue of shares at discount.
Section 54- Issue of sweat equity shares.
Section 55- Issue and redemption of preference shares.
Section 56- Transfer and transmission of securities.
Section 57- Punishment for personation of shareholder.
Section 58- Refusal of registration and appeal against refusal.
Section 59- Rectification of register of members.
Section 60- Publication of authorised, subscribed and paid-up capital.
Section 61- Power of limited company to alter its share capital.
Section 62- Further issue of share capital.
Section 63- Issue of bonus shares.
Section 64- Notice to be given to Registrar for alteration of share capital.
Section 65- Unlimited company to provide for reserve share capital on conversion into limited company
Section 66- Reduction of share capital
Section 67- Restrictions on purchase by company or giving of loans by it for purchase of its shares.
Section 68- Power of company to purchase its own securities.
Section 69- Transfer of certain sums to capital redemption reserve account.
Section 70- Prohibition for buy-back in certain circumstances.
Section 71- Debentures.
Section 72- Power to nominate
Section 73- Prohibition on acceptance of deposits from public.
Section 74- Repayment of deposits, etc., accepted before commencement of this Act.
Section 75- Damages for fraud.
Section 76- Acceptance of deposits from public by certain companies.
Section 76 A: Punishment for contravention of section 73 or section 76.
Section 77- Duty to register charges, etc
Section 78- Application for registration of charge.
Section 79- Section 77 to apply in certain matters.
Section 80- Date of notice of charge.
Section 81- Register of charges to be kept by Registrar.
Section 82- Company to report satisfaction of charge.
Section 83- Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company.
Section 84- Intimation of appointment of receiver or manager.
Section 85- Companys register of charges
Section 86- Punishment for contravention.
Section 87- Rectification by Central Government in register of charges.
Section 88- Register of members, etc.
Section 89- Declaration in respect of beneficial interest in any share.
Section 90- Investigation of beneficial ownership of shares in certain cases
Section 91- Power to close register of members or debenture holders or other security holders.
Section 92- Annual return.
Section 93- Return to be filed with Registrar in case promoters' stake changes
Section 94- Place of keeping and inspection of registers, returns, etc.
Section 95- Registers, etc., to be evidence.
Section 96- Annual general meeting.
Section 97- Power of Tribunal to call annual general meeting
Section 98- Power of Tribunal to call meetings of members, etc.
Section 99- Punishment for default in complying with provisions of sections 96 to 98.
Section 100- Calling of extraordinary general meeting.
Section 101- Notice of meeting
Section 102- Statement to be annexed to notice.
Section 103- Quorum for meetings.
Section 104- Chairman of meetings.
Section 105- Proxies.
Section 106- Restriction on voting rights.
Section 107- Voting by show of hands.
Section 108- Voting through electronic means.
Section 109- Demand for poll.
Section 110- Postal ballot.
Section 111- Circulation of members’ resolution.
Section 112- Representation of President and Governors in meetings.
Section 113- Representation of corporations at meeting of companies and of creditors.
Section 114- Ordinary and special resolutions.
Section 115- Resolutions requiring special notice.
Section 116- Resolutions passed at adjourned meeting.
Section 117- Resolutions and agreements to be filed.
Section 118- Minutes of proceedings of general meeting, meeting of Board of directors and other meeting and resolutions passed by postal ballot.
Section 119- Inspection of minute-book of general meeting.
Section 120- Maintenance and inspection of documents in electronic form.
Section 121- Report on annual general meeting.
Section 122- Applicability of this Chapter to One Person Company.
Section 123- Declaration of dividend.
Section 124- Unpaid dividend account.
Section 125- Investor Education and Protection Fund.
Section 126- Right to dividend, rights shares and bonus shares to be held in abeyance pending registration of transfer of shares.
Section 127- Punishment for failure to distribute dividends.
Section 128- Books of account, etc., to be kept by company.
Section 129- Financial statement.
Section 130- Re-opening of accounts on Courts or Tribunals orders.
Section 131- Voluntary revision of financial statements or Board’s report.
Section 132- Constitution of National Financial Reporting Authority.
Section 133- Central Government to prescribe accounting standards.
Section 134- Financial Statement, Boards report, etc.
Section 135- Corporate Social Responsibility.
Section 136- Right of member to copies of audited financial statement.
Section 137- Copy of financial statement to be filed with Registrar.
Section 138- Internal Audit.
Section 139- Appointment of auditors.
Section 140- Removal, resignation of auditor and giving of special notice.
Section 141- Eligibility, qualifications and disqualifications of auditors.
Section 142- Remuneration of auditors.
Section 143- Powers and duties of auditors and auditing standards.
Section 144- Auditor not to render certain services.
Section 145- Auditor to sign audit reports, etc.
Section 146- Auditors to attend general meeting.
Section 147- Punishment for contravention.
Section 148- Central Government to specify audit of items of cost in respect of certain companies.
Section 149- Company to have Board of directors.
Section 150- Manner of selection of independent directors and maintenance of data bank of independent directors.
Section 151- Appointment of director elected by small shareholders.
Section 152- Appointment of directors.
Section 153 - Application for allotment of Director Identification Number
Section 154 - Allotment of Director Identification Number
Section 155 - Prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number
Section 156- Director to intimate Director Identification Number.
Section 157- Company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar.
Section 158- Obligation to indicate Director Identification Number.
Section 159- Punishment for contravention.
Section 160- Right of persons other than retiring directors to stand for directorship.
Section 161- Appointment of additional director, alternate director and nominee director
Section 162- Appointment of directors to be voted individually.
Section 163- Option to adopt principle of proportional representation for appointment of directors
Section 164- Disqualifications for appointment of director.
Section 165- Number of directorships.
Section 166- Duties of directors.
Section 167- Vacation of office of director.
Section 168- Resignation of director.
Section 169- Removal of directors.
Section 170- Register of directors and key managerial personnel and their shareholding
Section 171- Members right to inspect.
Section 172- Punishment.
Section 173- Meetings of Board
Section 174- Quorum for meetings of Board.
Section 175- Passing of resolution by circulation.
Section 176- Defects in appointment of directors not to invalidate actions taken.
Section 198- Calculation of profits.
Section 199- Recovery of Remuneration in certain cases.
Section 177- Audit committee.
Section 178- Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee.
Section 179- Powers of Board.
Section 180- Restrictions on powers of Board.
Section 181- Company to contribute to bona fide and charitable funds, etc.
Section 182- Prohibitions and restrictions regarding political contributions.
Section 183- Power of Board and other persons to make contributions to national defence fund, etc.
Section 184- Disclosure of interest by director.
Section 185- Loan to directors, etc.
Section 186- Loan and investment by company.
Section 187- Investments of company to be held in its own name.
Section 188- Related party transactions.
Section 189- Register of contracts or arrangements in which directors are interested.
Section 190- Contract of employment with managing or whole-time directors.
Section 191- Payment to director for loss of office, etc., in connection with transfer of undertaking, property or shares.
Section 192- Restriction on non-cash transactions involving directors.
Section 193- Contract by One Person Company.
Section 194- Prohibition on forward dealings in securities of company by director or. key managerial personnel.
Section 195- Prohibition on insider trading of securities.
Section 196- Appointment of managing director, whole-time director or manager.
Section 197- Overall maximum managerial remuneration and managerial remuneration in case of absence or inadequacy of profits
Section 200- Central Government or company to fix a limit with regard to remuneration.
Section 201- Forms of, and procedure in relation to, certain applications.
Section 202- Compensation for loss of office of managing or whole-time director or manager.
Section 203- Appointment of key managerial personnel.
Section 204- Secretarial Audit for bigger companies.
Section 205- Functions of the Company Secretary.
Section 206- Power to call for information, inspect books and conduct inquiries.
Section 207- Conduct of inspection and inquiry.
Section 208- Report on inspection made.
Section 209- Search and seizure.
Section 210- Investigation into affairs of company.
Section 211- Establishment of Serious Fraud Investigation Office.
Section 212- Investigation into affairs of company by Serious Fraud Investigation Office.
Section 213- Investigation into companys affairs in other cases.
Section 214- Security for payment of costs and expenses of investigation.
Section 215- Firm, body corporate or association not to be appointed as inspector.
Section 216- Investigation of ownership of company.
Section 217- Procedure, powers, etc., of inspectors.
Section 218- Protection of employees during investigation.
Section 219- Power of inspectors to conduct investigation into affairs of related companies, etc
Section 220- Seizure of documents by inspector.
Section 221- Freezing of assets of a company on an inquiry and investigation.
Section 222- Imposition of restrictions upon securities.
Section 223- Inspectors report.
Section 224- Actions to be taken in pursuance of inspectors report.
Section 225- Expenses of investigation.
Section 226- Voluntary winding up of company, etc., not to stop investigation proceedings.
Section 227- Legal advisers and bankers not to disclose certain information.
Section 228- Investigation, etc., of foreign companies.
Section 229- Penalty for furnishing false statement, mutilation, destruction of documents.
Section 230- Power to compromise or make arrangements with creditors and members.
Section 231- Power of Tribunal to enforce compromise or arrangement
Section 232- Merger and amalgamation of companies
Section 233- Merger or amalgamation of certain companies.
Section 234- Merger or amalgamation of company with foreign company
Section 235- Power to acquire shares of shareholders dissenting from scheme or contract approved by majority.
Section 236- Purchase of minority shareholding.
Section 237- Power of Central Government to provide for amalgamation of companies in public interest.
Section 238- Registration of offer of schemes involving transfer of shares
Section 239- Preservation of books and papers of amalgamated companies.
Section 240- Liability of officers in respect of offences committed prior to merger, amalgamation, etc.
Section 241- Application to Tribunal for relief in cases of oppression, etc.
Section 242- Powers of Tribunal.
Section 243- Consequence of termination or modifications of certain agreements.
Section 244- Right to apply under section 241.
Section 245- Class action
Section 246- Application of certain provisions to proceedings under section 241 or section 245.
Section 247- Valuation by registered valuers.
Section 248- Power of Registrar to remove name of a company from register of companies.
Section 249- Restrictions on making application under section 248 in certain situations.
Section 250- Effect of a company notified as dissolved.
Section 251- Fraudulent application for removal of name
Section 252- Appeal to Tribunal.
Section 253- Determination of sickness
Section 254- Application for revival and rehabilitation.
Section 255- Exclusion of certain time in computing period of limitation.