Companies act 2013
Chapter IV Share Capital and Debentures
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
Chapter VII Management and Administration
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   Restriction on voting rights
Section 106   Voting by show of hands
Section 107   Voting by show of hands
Section 108   Voting through electronic means
Section 109   Demand for poll
Section 110   Postal ballots
Section 111   Circulation of members’ resolution
Section 112   Representation of President and Governors in meetingst
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-books 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
Chapter XI Appointment and Qualifications Of Directors
Section 149   Company to have Board of Directors
Section 150   Manner of selection of independent directors and maintenance of databank 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. Meetings of Board
Chapter XII Meetings of Board and its Powers
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 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
Chapter XIV Inspection, Inquiry And Investigation
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 companys
Section 211   Establishment of Serious Fraud Investigation Office
Section 212   Investigation into affairs of Company by Serious Fraud Investigation Office
Section 213   Investigation into company’s 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 inspector to conduct investigation into affairs of related companies, etc.
Section 220   Seizure of documents by inspector
Section 221   Freezing of assets of company on inquiry and investigation
Section 222   Imposition of restrictions upon securities
Section 223   Inspector’s report
Section 224   Actions to be taken in pursuance of inspector’s 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
Chapter XVII Registered Valuers
Chapter XX Winding Up
Section 270   Modes of winding up
Section 271   Circumstances in which company may be wound up by Tribunal
Section 272   Petition for winding up
Section 273   Powers of Tribunal
Section 274   Directions for filing statement of affairs
Section 275   Company Liquidators and their appointments
Section 276   Removal and replacement of liquidator
Section 277   Intimation to Company Liquidator, provisional liquidator and Registrar
Section 278   Effect of winding up order
Section 279   Stay of suits, etc., on winding up order
Section 280   Jurisdiction of Tribunal
Section 281   Submission of report by Company Liquidator
Section 282   Directions of Tribunal on report of Company Liquidator
Section 283   Custody of company’s properties
Section 284   Promoters, directors, etc., to cooperate with Company Liquidator
Section 285   Settlement of list of contributories and application of assets
Section 286   Obligations of directors and managers
Section 287   Advisory committee
Section 288   Submission of periodical reports to Tribunal
Section 289   Power of Tribunal on application for stay of winding up
Section 290   Powers and duties of Company Liquidator
Section 291   Provision for professional assistance to Company Liquidator
Section 292   Exercise and control of Company Liquidator’s powers
Section 293   Books to be kept by Company Liquidator
Section 294   Audit of Company Liquidator’s accounts
Section 295   Payment of debts by contributory and extent of set-off
Section 296   Power of Tribunal to make calls
Section 297   Adjustment of rights of contributories
Section 298   charges Power to order costs
Section 299   Power to summon persons suspected of having property of company, etc.
Section 300   Power to order examination of promoters, directors, etc.
Section 301   Arrest of person trying to leave India or abscond
Section 302   Dissolution of company by Tribunal
Section 303   Appeals from orders made before commencement of Act
Section 304   Circumstances in which company may be wound up voluntarily
Section 305   Declaration of solvency in case of proposal to wind up voluntarily
Section 306   Meeting of creditors
Section 307   Publication of resolution to wind up voluntarily
Section 308   Commencement of voluntary winding up
Section 309   Effect of voluntary winding up
Section 310   Appointment of Company Liquidators
Section 311   Power to remove and fill vacancy of Company Liquidator
Section 312   Notice of appointment of Company Liquidator to be given to Registrar
Section 313   Cesser of Board’s powers on appointment of Company Liquidator
Section 314   Powers and duties of Company Liquidator in voluntary winding up
Section 315   Appointment of committees
Section 316   Company Liquidator to submit report on progress of winding up
Section 317   Report of Company Liquidator to Tribunal for examination of persons
Section 318   Final meeting and dissolution of company
Section 319   Power of Company Liquidator to accept shares, etc., as consideration for sale of property of company
Section 320   Distribution of property of company
Section 321   Arrangement when binding on company and creditors
Section 322   Power to apply to Tribunal to have questions determined, etc.
Section 323   Costs of voluntary winding up
Section 324   Debts of all descriptions to be admitted to proof
Section 325   Application of insolvency rules in winding up of insolvent companies
Section 326   Overriding preferential payments
Section 327   Preferential payments
Section 328   Fraudulent preference
Section 329   Transfers not in good faith to be void
Section 330   Certain transfers to be void
Section 331   Liabilities and rights of certain persons fraudulently preferred
Section 332   Effect of floating charge
Section 333   Disclaimer of onerous property
Section 334   Transfers, etc., after commencement of winding up to be void
Section 335   Certain attachments, executions, etc., in winding up by Tribunal to be void
Section 336   Offences by officers of companies in liquidation
Section 337   Penalty for frauds by officers
Section 338   Liability where proper accounts not kept
Section 339   Liability for fraudulent conduct of business
Section 340   Power of Tribunal to assess damages against delinquent directors, etc.
Section 341   Liability under sections 339 and 340 to extend to partners or directors in firms or companies
Section 342   Prosecution of delinquent officers and members of company
Section 343   Company Liquidator to exercise certain powers subject to sanction
Section 344   Statement that company is in liquidation
Section 345   Books and papers of company to be evidence
Section 346   Inspection of books and papers by creditors and contributories
Section 347   Disposal of books and papers of company
Section 348   Information as to pending liquidations
Section 349   Official Liquidator to make payments into public account of India
Section 350   Company Liquidator to deposit monies into scheduled bank
Section 351   Liquidator not to deposit monies into private banking account
Section 352   Company Liquidation Dividend and Undistributed Assets Account
Section 353   Liquidator to make returns, etc.
Section 354   Meetings to ascertain wishes of creditors or contributories
Section 355   Court, tribunal or person, etc., before whom affidavit may be sworn
Section 356   Powers of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void
Section 357   Commencement of winding up by Tribunal
Section 358   Exclusion of certain time in computing period of limitation
Section 359   Appointment of Official Liquidator
Section 360   Powers and functions of Official Liquidator
Section 361   Summary procedure for liquidation
Section 362   Sale of assets and recovery of debts due to company
Section 363   Settlement of claims of creditors by Official Liquidator
Section 364   Appeal by creditor
Section 365   Order of dissolution of company
Chapter XXVII National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
Section 407   Definitions
Section 408   Constitution of National Company Law Tribunal
Section 409   Qualification of President and Members of Tribunal
Section 410   Constitution of Appellate Tribunals
Section 411   Qualifications of chairperson and Members of Appellate Tribunal
Section 412   Selection of Members of Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
Section 413   Term of office of President, chairperson and other Members
Section 414   Salary, allowances and other terms and conditions of service of Members
Section 415   Acting President and Chairperson of Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal
Section 416   Resignation of Members
Section 417   Removal of Members
Section 418   Staff of Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
Section 419   Benches of Tribunal
Section 420   Orders of Tribunal
Section 421   Appeal from orders of Tribunal
Section 422   Expeditious disposal by Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
Section 423   Appeal to Supreme
Section 424   Procedure before Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
Section 425   Power to punish for contempt
Section 426   Delegation of powers
Section 427   President, Members, officers, etc., to be public servants
Section 428   Protection of action taken in good faith
Section 429   Power to seek assistance of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate, etc.
Section 430   Civil court not to have jurisdiction
Section 431   Vacancy in Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal not to invalidate acts or proceedings
Section 432   Right to legal representation
Section 433   Limitation
Section 434   Transfer of certain pending proceedings
Chapter XXIX Miscellaneous
Section 447   Punishment for fraud
Section 448   Punishment for false statement
Section 449   Punishment for false evidence
Section 450   Punishment where no specific penalty or punishment is provided
Section 451   Punishment for wrongful withholding of property
Section 452   Punishment in case of repeated default
Section 453   Punishment for improper use of “Limited” or “Private Limited”
Section 454   Adjudication of penalties
Section 455   Dormant company
Section 456   Protection of action taken in good faith
Section 457   Nondisclosure of information in certain cases
Section 458   Delegation by Central Governemnt of its powers and functions
Section 459   Powers of Central Government or Tribunal to accord approval, etc., subject to conditions and to prescribe fees on application
Section 460   Condonation of delay in certain cases
Section 461   Annual report by Central Government
Section 462   Power to exempt class or classes of companies from provisions of this Act
Section 463   Power of court to grant relief in certain cases
Section 464   Prohibition of association or partnership of persons exceeding certain number
Section 465   Repeal of certain enactments and savings
Section 466   Dissolution of Company Law Board and consequential provisions
Section 467   Power of Central Government to amend Schedules
Section 468   Powers of Central Government to make rules relating to winding up
Section 469   Power of Central Government to make rules
Section 470   Power to remove difficulties