Section 64 of the Companies Act, 2013: Notice to be given to Registrar for alteration of share capital

The Companies Act, 2013

Chapter-IV Share Capital and Debentures

Section 64: Notice to be given to Registrar for alteration of share capital.

*64. (1) Where—

(a) a company alters its share capital in any manner specified in sub-section (1) of section 61;

(b) an order made by the Government under sub-section (4) read with sub-section (6) of section 62 has the effect of increasing authorised capital of a company; or

(c) a company redeems any redeemable preference shares,

the company shall file a notice in the prescribed form with the Registrar within a period of thirty days of such alteration or increase or redemption, as the case may be, along with an altered memorandum.

1[(2) Where any company fails to comply with the provisions of sub-section (1), such company and every officer who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of 2[five hundred rupees] for each day during which such default continues, 3[subject to a maximum of five lakh rupees in case of a company and one lakh rupees in case of an officer who is in default].]


Reference

*Effective from 01.04.2014.

1. Substituted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2019, w.e.f. 02.11.2018, for the sub-section:

“(2) If a company and any officer of the company who is in default contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1), it or he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees for each day during which such default continues, or five lakh rupees, whichever is less.”

2. Substituted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020, w.e.f. 21.12.2020[S.O. 4646(E) dated 21.12.2020], for the words “one thousand rupees“.

3. Substituted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020, w.e.f. 21.12.2020[S.O. 4646(E) dated 21.12.2020], for the words “or five lakh rupees whichever is less“.

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