Companies Act 2013 List of all Sections

September 14, 2021 By Damodhar C Off


123 Declaration Of Dividend

124 Unpaid Dividend Account

125 Investor Education And Protection Fund

126 Right To Dividend, Right Shares And Bonus Shares To Be Held In Abeyance Pending

Registration Of Transfer Of Shares

127 Punishment For Failure To Distribute Dividends


128 Books Of Accounts, Etc To Be Kept By The Company

129 Financial Statement

130 Reopening Of Accounts On Court’S Or Tribunal’S Orders

131 Voluntary Revision Of Financial Statements Or Board’S Report

132 Constitution Of National Financial Reporting Authority

133 Central Government To Prescribe Accounting Standards

134 Financial Statement, Board’S Reports. Etc

135 Corporate Social Responsibility

136 Right Of Member To Copies Of Audited Financial Statements

137 Copy Of Financial Statements To Be Filed With Registrar

138 Internal Audit

139 Appointment Of Auditors

140 Removal, Resignation Of Auditor And Giving Of Special Notice

141 Eligibility, Qualifications And Disqualifications Of Auditors

142 Remuneration Of Auditors

143 Powers And Duties Of Auditors And Auditing Standards

144 Auditor Not To Render Certain Services

145 Auditor To Sign Audit Reports, Etc

146 Auditor To Attend General Meeting

147 Punishment For Contravention (Auditor)

148 Central Government To Specify Audit Of Items Of Cost In Respect Of Certain


 149 Company To Have Board Of Directors

150 Manner Of Selection Of Independent Directors And Maintenance Of Databank Of

Independent Directors

151 Appointment Of Director Selected By Small Shareholders

152 Appointment Of Directors

153 Application Of Allotment Of Director Identification Number

154 Allotment Of Director Identification Number

155 Prohibition To Obtain More Than One Director Identification Number

156 Director To Intimate Director Identification Number

157 Company To Inform Director Identification Number To Registrar

158 Obligation To Indicate Director Identification Number

159 Punishment For Contravention (Din)

160 Right Of Persons Other Than Retiring Director To Stand For Directorship

161 Appointment Of Additional Director, Alternate Director And Nominee Director

162 Appointment Of Directors To Be Voted Individually

163 Option To Adopt Principle Of Proportional Representation Of Appointment Of

164 Disqualifications For Appointment Of Director

165 Number Of Directorships

166 Duties Of Directors

167 Vacation Of Office Of Director

168 Resignation Of Director

169 Removal Of Directors

170 Register Of Directors And Key Managerial Personnel And Their Shareholding

171 Member’S Right To Inspect

172 Punishment


196 Appointment Of Managing Director, Whole Time Director Or Manager

197 Overall Maximum Managerial Remuneration In Case Of Absence Or Inadequacy Of


198 Calculation Of Profits

199 Recovery Of Remuneration In Certain Cases

200 Central Government Or Company To Fix Limit With Regard To Remuneration

201 Forms Of, And Procedure In Relation To Certain Applications

202 Compensation For Loss Of Office Of Managing Director Or Whole Time Director Or


 203 Appointment Of Key Managerial Personnel

204 Secreterial Audit For Bigger Companies

205 Functions Of Company Secretary


173 Meetings Of Board

174 Quorum Of Meetings Of Board

175 Passing Of Resolution By Circulation

176 Defects In Appointment Of Directors No To Invalidate Actions Taken

177 Audit Committee

178 Nomination And Remuneration Committee And Stakeholders

179 Powers Of Board

180 Restrictions On Powers Of Board

181 Company To Contribute To Bonafide And Charitable Funds, Etc

182 Prohibitions And Restrictions Regarding Political Contributions

183 Power Of Board And Other Persons To Make Contributions To National Defence

Fund, Etc

184 Disclosure Of Interest By Director

185 Loan To Directors

186 Loan And Investment By Company

187 Investment Of Company To Be Held In Its Own Name

188 Related Party Transactions

189 Register Of Contracts Or Arrangements In Which Directors Are Interested

190 Contract Of Employment With Managing Or Whole Time Directors

191 Payment To Director For Loss Of Office, Etc In Connection With Transfer Of

Undertaking, Property Or Shares

192 Restrictions On Non-Cash Transactions Involving Directors

193 Contract By One Person Company


206 Power To Call For Information, Inspect Books And Conduct Inquiries

207 Conduct Of Inspection And Inquiry

208 Report On Inspection Made

 209 Search And Seizure

210 Investigation And Affairs Of Company

211 Establishment Of Serious Fraud Investigation Office

212 Investigation Into Affairs Of Company By Serious Fraud Investigation Office

213 Investigation Into Company’S Affairs In Other Cases

214 Security For Payment Of Costs And Expenses Of Investigations

215 Firm, Body Corporate Or Association Not To Be Appointed As Inspector

216 Investigation Of Ownership Of Company

217 Procdeure, Powers,Etc Of Inspectors

218 Protection Of Employees During Inspection

219 Power Of Inspector To Conduct Investigation Into Affairs Of Related Companies

220 Seizure Of Documents By Inspector

221 Freezing Of Assets Of Company On Inquiry And Investigation

222 Imposition Of Restrictions Upon Securities

223 Inspector’S Report

224 Actions To Be Taken In Pursuance Of Inspector’S Report

225 Expenses Of Investigation

226 Voluntary Winding Up Of Company, Etc Not To Disclose Certain Information

227 Legal Advisers And Bankers Not To Disclose Certain Information

228 Investigation, Etc Of Foreign Companies

229 Penalty For Furnishing False Statement, Mutilation, Destruction Of Documents


230 Power To Compromise Or Make Arrangements With Creditors And Members

231 Power Of Tribunal To Enforce Compromise Or Arrangement

232 Merger And Amalgamation Of Companies

233 Merger Or Amalgamation Of Certain Companies

234 Merger Or Amalgamation Of Company With Foreign Company

235 Power To Acquire Shares Of Shareholders Dissenting From Scheme Or Contract

Aproved By Majority

236 Purchase Of Minority Shareholding

237 Power Of Central Government To Provide For Amalgamation Of Companies In Public


238 Registration Of Offer Or Schemes Involving Transfer Of Shares

239 Preservation Of Books And Papers Of Amalgamated Companies

240 Liability Of Officers In Respect Of Offences Committed Prior To Merger,

Amalgamation, Etc



241 Application To Tribunal For Relief In Case Of Oppression, Etc

242 Powers Of Tribunal

243 Consequence Of Termination Or Modification Of Certain Agreements

244 Right To Apply Under Section 241

245 Class Action

246 Application Of Certain Provisions To Proceedings Under Section 241 Or Section 245

247 Valuation By Reigstered Valuers


248 Power Of Registrar To Remove Name Of Company From Register Of Companies

249 Restrictions On Making Application Under Section 248 In Certain Situations

250 Effect Of Company Notified As Dissolved

251 Fraudulent Application For Remmoval Of Name

252 Appeal To Tribunal


270 Modes Of Winding Up

271 Circumstances In Which Company May Be Wound Up By The Tribunal

272 Petition For Winding Up

273 Powers Of Tribunal

274 Directions For Filing Statement Of Affairs

275 Company Liquidators And Their Appointments

276 Removal And Replacement Of Liquidator

277 Intimation To Company Liquidator, Provisional Liquidator And Registrar

278 Effect Of Winding Up Of Order

279 Stays Of Suit, Etc On Winding Up

280 Jurisdiction Of Tribunal

281 Submission Of Report By Company Liquidator

 282 Directions Of Tribunal For Report Of Company Liquidator

283 Custody Of Company’S Properties

284 Promoters, Directors Etc To Cooperate With Company Liquidator

285 Settlement Of List Of Contributories And Application Of Assets

286 Obligations Of Directors And Managers

287 Advisory Committee

288 Submission Of Periodical Reports To Tribunal

289 Power Of Tribunal On Application For Stay Of Winding Up

290 Powers And Duties Of Company Liquidator

291 Provision Of Company Assistance For Company Liquidator

292 Exercise And Control Of Company Liquidator’S Power

293 Books To Be Kept By Company Liquidator

294 Audit Of Company Liquidator’S Accounts

295 Payment Of Debts By Contributory And Extent Of Setoff

296 Power Of Tribunal To Make Calls

297 Adjustment Of Rights Of Contributories

298 Power To Order Costs

299 Power To Summon Persons Suspected Of Having A Property Of Company,Etc

300 Power To Order Examination Of Promoters, Directors, Etc

301 Arrest Of Person Trying Oy Leave India Or Abscond

302 Dissolution Of Company By Tribunal

303 Appeals From Orders Made Before Commencement Of Acts

324 Debts Of All Descriptions To Be Admitted To Proof

326 Overriding Preferential Payments

327 Preferential Payments

328 Fraudulent Preference

329 Transfers Not In Good Faith To Be Void

330 Certain Transfers To Be Void

331 Liabilities And Rights Of Certain Persons Fraudulently Preferred

332 Effect Of Floating Charge

333 Disclaimer Of Onerous Property

334 Transfers,Etc After Commencement Of Winding Up To Be Void

335 Certain Attachments, Executions, Etc In Winding Up By Tribunal To Be Void

336 Offences By Officers Of Companies In Liquidation

344 Statement That Company Is In Liquidation

345 Books And Papers Of Company To Be In Evidence

346 Inspection Of Books And Papers By Creditors And Contributories

347 Disposal Of Books And Papers Of Companies

352 Company Liquidation Dividend And Undistributed Assets Account

 353 Liquidator To Make Returns

354 Meetings To Ascertain Wishes Of Creditors Or Contributories

355 Court, Tribunal Or Person Etc, Before Whom Affidavit May Be Sworn

356 Powers Of Tribunal To Declare Dissolution Of Company Void

357 Commencement Of Winding Up By Tribunal

358 Exclusion Of Certain Time In Computing Period Of Liquidation


379 Application Of Act To Foreign Companies

380 Documents, Etc To Be Delivered To Registrar By Foreign Companies

381 Accounts Of Foreign Company

382 Display Of Name,Etc By Foreign Company

383 Service On Foreign Company

384 Debentures, Annual Return, Registration Of Charges, Books Of Accounts And Their


385 Fee For Registration Of Documents

386 Interpretation

387 Dating Of Prospectus And Particulars To Be Contained Therein

388 Provisions As To Expert’S Consent And Allotment

389 Registration Of Prospectus

390 Offer To Indian Depository Receipts

391 Application Of Section 34 To 36 And Chapter Xx

392 Punishment For Contravention

393 Company’S Failure To Comply With Provisions Of This Chapter Not To Affect Validity

Of Contracts, Etc


407 Definitions

420 Order Of Tribunal

421 Appeal From Orders Of Tribunal

422 Expeditious Disposal By Tribunal And Appellate Tribunal

423 Appeal To Supreme Court

424 Procedure Before Tribunal And Appellate Tribunal

 425 Power To Punish For Contempt

426 Delegation Of Powers

427 President, Members, Officers, Etc To Be Public Servants

428 Protection Of Action Taken In Good Faith

429 Power To Seek Assistance Of Chief Metropolitan Magistrate

430 Civil Court Not To Have Jurisdiction

431 Vacancy In Tribunal Or Appellate Tribunal Not To Invalidate Acts Or Proceedings

432 Right To Legal Representation

433 Limitation

434 Transfer Of Certain Pending Proceedings


435 Establishment Of Special Courts

436 Offences Triable By Special Courts

437 Appeal And Revision

438 Application Of Code To Proceedings Before Special Court

439 Offences To Be Non-Cognizable

440 Transitional Provisions

442 Mediation And Conciliation Panel

443 Power Of Central Government To Appoint Company Prosecutors

444 Appeal Against Acquittal

445 Compensation For Accusation Without Reasonable Cause

446 Application Of Fines

446A Factors For Determining Level Of Punishment

446B Lesser Penalties For One Person Companies Or Small Companies


447 Punishment For Fraud

450 Punishment Where No Specific Penalty Or Punishment Is Provided

455 Dormant Company