Section 378Q of the Companies Act, 2013: Vacation of office by directors

The Companies Act, 2013

Chapter– XXIA Producer Companies

Part- III Management of Producer Company

1[Section 378Q: Vacation of office by directors.

378Q.  (a) he is convicted by a court of any offence involving moral turpitude and sentenced in respect thereof to imprisonment for not less than six months;

(b) the Producer Company, in which he is a director, has made a default in repayment of any advances or loans taken from any company or institution or any other person and such default continues for ninety days;

(c) he has made a default in repayment of any advances or loans taken from the Producer Company in which he is a director;

(d) the Producer Company, in which he is a director—

(i) has not filed the annual accounts and annual return for any continuous three financial years; or

(ii) has failed to, repay its deposit or withheld price or patronage bonus or interest thereon on due date, or pay dividend and such failure continues for one year or more;

(e) default is made in holding election for the office of director, in the Producer Company in which he is a director, in accordance with the provisions of this Act and articles;

(f) the annual general meeting or extraordinary general meeting of the Producer Company, in which he is a director, is not called in accordance with the provisions of this Act except due to natural calamity or such other reason.

(2) The provisions of sub-section (1) shall, as far as may be, apply to the director of a Producer Institution which is a member of a Producer Company.]


Reference

1. Inserted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020, w.e.f. 11.02.2021[S.O. 644(E) dated 11.02.2021].

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