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Companies Directors Identification Number (Amendment) Rules, 2013

The Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide its Notification dated 15th March, 2013 amended the Companies (Director Identification Number) Rules, 2006. These Rules may be called as Companies Directors Identification Number (Amendment) Rules, 2013 and they shall came into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

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[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART – II,

SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, dated 16 March, 2013.

G.S.R. (E). – In exercise of the powers conferred by clauses (a) and (b) of sub-section   (1) of section     642  read with section      266A,  266B,   266D and 266E of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Directors Identification Number) Rules, 2006 namely: –

1.    Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Companies Directors Identification Number (Amendment) Rules, 2013.

(2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Companies (Directors Identification Number) Rules, 2006, after rule 7, the following rule shall be inserted, namely : –

8. Cancellation or Deactivation of DIN.- The Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region), Noida or any officer authorised by the Regional Director, upon being satisfied on verification of particulars of proof attached with the application
received from any person seeking cancellation or deactivation of DIN, in case –

(a) the DIN is found to be duplicate;

(b) the DIN was obtained by wrongful manner or fraudulent means;

(c) of the death of the concerned individual;

(d) the concerned individual has been declared as lunatic by the competent Court;

(e) if the concerned individual has been adjudicated an insolvent;

then the allotted DIN shall be cancelled or deactivated by the Central Government or Regional Director (NR), Noida or any other officer authorised by the Regional Director (NR):

Provided that before cancellation or deactivation of DIN under clause (b), an opportunity of being heard shall be given to the concerned individual.

Renuka Kumar,

Joint Secretary

Explanation.- For the purposes of clause (b), (i) the term “wrongful manner” means if the DIN obtained without legally established documents.

(ii) the term “fraudulent means” means if the DIN obtained unlawfully to deceive any other person or any authority including the Central Government.

Note:- The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India vide number G.S.R. 649(E), dated the 19`h October, 2006 and subsequently amended vide the following notifications:-

Serial Number Notification Number Notification Date
1 G.S.R. 14(E) 09-01-2007
2 G.S.R. 265(E) 29-03-2007
3 G.S.R. 849(E) 15-10-2010
4 G.S.R.258(E) 26-03-2011
5 G.S.R. 427(E) 02-06-2011
6 G.S.R. 507(E) 05-07-2011
7 G.S.R. 395(E 28-05-2012
8 G.S.R. 429(E 05-06-2012
9 G.S.R. 929 (E) 24-12-2012
10 G.S.R.930(E) 24-12-2012

Tags: Central GovernmentCompanies Directors Identification Number (Amendment) Rules 2013DINDIN 1DIN 4Gazette of IndiaGovernment of IndiaMinistry of Corporate AffairsOfficial Gazette

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