The Companies Act, 2013
Chapter-II Incorporation of Company and Matters Incidental Thereto
Section 21: Authentication of documents, proceedings and contracts.
*21. Save as otherwise provided in this Act,—
(a) a document or proceeding requiring authentication by a company; or
(b) contracts made by or on behalf of a company,
may be signed by any key managerial personnel or 1[an officer or employee of the company] duly authorised by the Board in this behalf.
*Effective from 12.09.2013.
1. Substituted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, w.e.f. 09.02.2018[S.O. 630(E) dated 09.02.2018], for the words “an officer of the company“.
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