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SECTIONS SECTION 124-251 : COMPANIES ACT, 1956
   
  PART V : REGISTRATION OF CHARGES
124. "Charge" to include mortgage in this Part
125. Certain charges to be void against liquidator or creditors unless registered
126. Date of notice of charge
127. Registration of charges on properties acquired subject to charge
128. Particulars in case of series of debentures entitling holders pari passu
129. Particulars in case of commission, etc., on debentures
130. Register of charges to be kept by Registrar
131. Index to register of charges
132. Certificate of registration
133. Endorsement of certificate of registration on debenture or certificate of debenture stock
134. Duty of company as regards registration and right of interested party
135. Provisions of Part to apply to modification of charges
136. Copy of instrument creating charge to be kept by company at registered office
137. Entry in register of charges of appointment of receiver or manager
138. Company to report satisfaction and procedure thereafter
139. Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company
140. Copy of memorandum of satisfaction to be furnished to company
141. Rectification by Central Government of register of charges
142. Penalties
143. Company's register of charges
144. Right to inspect copies of instruments creating charges and company's register of charges
145. Application of Part to charges requiring registration under it but not under previous law
   
  PART VI : MANAGEMENT AND ADMINISTRATION
  CHAPTER 1 : GENERAL PROVISIONS
  Registered office and name
146. Registered office of company
147. Publication of name by company
148. Publication of authorised as well as subscribed and paid-up capital
  Restrictions on commencement of business
149. Restrictions on commencement of business
  Registers of members and debenture-holders
150. Register of members
151. Index of members
152. Register and index of debenture-holders
152-A. Register and index of beneficial owners to be of debenture-holders
153. Trusts not to be entered on register
153-A. Appointment of public trustee
153-B. Declaration as to shares and debentures held in trust
154. Power to close register of members or debenture-holders
155. [Repealed]
156. [Repealed]
  Foreign registers of members or debenture-holders
157. Power for company to keep foreign register of members or debenture-holders
158. Provisions as to foreign registers
  Annual returns
159. Annual return to be made by company having a share capital
160. Annual return to be made by company not having a share capital
161. Further provisions regarding annual return and certificate to be annexed thereto
162. Penalty and interpretation
  General provisions regarding registers and returns
163. Place of keeping and inspection of, registers and returns
164. Registers, etc., to be evidence
  Meetings and proceedings
165. Statutory meeting and statutory report of company
166. Annual general meeting
167. Power of Central Government to call annual general meeting
168. Penalty for default in complying with section 166 or 167
169. Calling of extraordinary general meeting on requisition
170. Sections 171 to 186 to apply to meetings
171. Length of notice for calling meeting
172. Contents and manner of service of notice and persons on whom it is to be served
173. Explanatory statement to be annexed to notice
174. Quorum for meeting
175. Chairman of meeting
176. Proxies
177. Voting to be by show of hands in first instance
178. Chairman's declaration of result of voting by show of hands to be conclusive
179. Demand for poll
180. Time of taking poll
181. Restriction on exercise of voting right of members who have not paid calls, etc.
182. Restrictions on exercise of voting right in other cases to be void
183. Right of member to use his votes differently
184. Scrutineers at poll
185. Manner of taking poll and result thereof
186. Power of Tribunal to order meeting to be called
187. Representation of corporations at meetings of companies and of creditors
187-A. Representation of the President and Governors in meetings of companies of which they are members
187-B. Exercise of voting rights in respect of shares held in trust
187-C. Declaration by persons not holding beneficial interest in any share
187-D. Investigation of beneficial ownership of shares in certain cases
188. Circulation of members' resolutions
189. Ordinary and special resolutions
190. Resolutions requiring special notice
191. Resolutions passed at adjourned meetings
192. Registration of certain resolutions and agreements
192-A. Passing of resolutions by postal ballot
193. Minutes of proceedings of general meetings and of Board and other meetings
194. Minutes to be evidence
195. Presumptions to be drawn where minutes duly drawn and signed
196. Inspection of minute books of general meetings
197. Publication of reports of proceedings of general meetings
  Prohibition of simultaneous appointment of different categories of managerial personnel
197-A. Company not to appoint or employ certain different categories of managerial personnel at the same time
  Management remuneration, etc.
198. Overall maximum managerial remuneration and managerial remuneration in case of absence or inadequacy of profits
199. Calculation of commission, etc., in certain cases
200. Prohibition of tax-free payments
201. Avoidance of provisions relieving liability of officers and auditors of company
  Prevention of management by undesirable persons
202. Undischarged insolvent not to manage companies
203. Power to restrain fraudulent persons from managing companies
  Restriction on appointment of firms and bodies corporate to offices
204. Restriction on appointment of firm or body corporate to office or place of profit under a company
204-A. [Repealed]
  Dividends and manner and time of payment thereof
205. Dividend to be paid only out of profits
205-A. Unpaid dividend to be transferred to special dividend account
205-B. Payment of unpaid or unclaimed dividend
205-C. Establishment of Investor Education and Protection Fund
206. Dividend not to be paid except to registered shareholders or to their order or to their bankers
206-A. Right to dividend, rights shares and bonus shares to be held in abeyance pending registration of transfer of shares
207. Penalty for failure to distribute dividends within thirty days
  Payments of interest out of capital
208. Power of company to pay interest out of capital in certain cases
  Accounts
209. Books of account to be kept by company
209-A. Inspection of books of accounts, etc. of companies
210. Annual accounts and balance-sheet
210-A. Constitution of National Advisory Committee on Accounting Standards
211. Form and contents of balance-sheet and profit and loss account
212. Balance-sheet of holding company to include certain particulars as to its subsidiaries
213. Financial year of holding company and subsidiary
214. Rights of holding company's representatives and members
215. Authentication of balance-sheet and profit and loss account
216. Profit and loss account to be annexed and auditors' report to be attached to balance-sheet
217. Board's report
218. Penalty for improper issue, circulation or publication of balance-sheet or profit and loss account
219. Right of member to copies of balance-sheet and auditors' report
220. Three copies of balance-sheet, etc., to be filed with Registrar
221. Duty of officer to make disclosure of payments, etc.
222. Construction of references to documents annexed to accounts
223. Certain companies to publish statement in the Form in Table F in Schedule I
  Audit
224. Appointment and remuneration of auditors
224-A. Auditor not to be appointed except with the approval of the company by special resolution in certain cases
225. Provisions as to resolutions for appointing or removing auditors
226. Qualifications and disqualifications of auditors
227. Powers and duties of auditors
228. Audit of accounts of branch office of company
229. Signature of audit report, etc.
230. Reading and inspection of auditor's report
231. Right of auditor to attend general meeting
232. Penalty for non-compliance with sections 225 to 231.
233. Penalty for non-compliance by auditor with sections 227 and 229
233-A. Power of Central Government to direct special audit in certain cases
233-B. Audit of cost accounts in certain cases
  Power of registrar to call for information, etc.
234. Power of Registrar to call for information or explanation
234-A. Seizure of documents by Registrar
  Investigation
235. Investigation of affairs of a company
236. Application by members to be supported by evidence and power to call for security
237. Investigation of company's affairs in other cases
238. Firm, body corporate or association not to be appointed as inspector
239. Power of inspectors to carry investigation into affairs of related companies, or of managing agent or associate etc.
240. Production of documents and evidence
240-A. Seizure of documents by inspector
241. Inspectors' report
242. Prosecution
243. Application for winding up of company or an order under section 397 or 398
244. Proceedings for recovery of damages or property
245. Expenses of investigation
246. Inspectors' report to be evidence
247. Investigation of ownership of company
248. [Repealed]
249. [Repealed]
250. Imposition of restrictions upon shares and debentures and prohibition of transfer of shares or debentures in certain cases
250-A. Voluntary winding up of company, etc., not to stop investigation proceedings
251. Saving for legal advisers and bankers
 
 
 
 
SECTION : 1-123 SECTION : 252-377
SECTION : 378-521 SECTION : 522-658
SCHEDULE : I SCHEDULE : IA
SCHEDULE : II SCHEDULE : III
SCHEDULE : IV SCHEDULE : V
SCHEDULE : VI SCHEDULE : V
SCHEDULE : IX SCHEDULE : X
SCHEDULE : XI SCHEDULE : XII
SCHEDULE : XIII SCHEDULE : XIV
SCHEDULE : XV  

 

 
 

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