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MCA notifies Companies (Appointmnent and Qualification of Directors) fourth Amendment Rules, 2018 w.e.f. 10 July

Governement of India 

Minsitry fo Corporate Affairs

Notification 

New Delhi, dated , 05.07.2018

G.S.R. (E).-In exercise of the powers conferred under second proviso to sub-section (1), sub-section (4), clause(f) of sub-section (6) of section 149, sub-section (3) and (4) of section 150, section 151, sub-section (5) of section 152, section 153, section 154, section 157, section 160, sub-section (1) of section 168 and section 170 read with section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, namely:

1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) fourth Amendment Rules, 2018.

(2) They shall come into force from 10th July, 2018.

2. In the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014,

(i) The rule 11 shall be renumbered as sub-rule (1) thereof and after sub-rule (1) as so renumbered, the following sub-rules shall be inserted, namely:-

“(2) The Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region), or any officer authorised by the Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region) shall, deactivate the Director Identification Number (DIN), of an individual who does not intimate his particulars in e-form DIR-3-KYC within stipulated time in accordance with rule 12A:

(3) The de-activated DIN shall be re-activated only after e-form DIR-3-KYC is filed along with fee as prescribed under Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.

(ii) after rule12, the following shall be inserted, namely:- “12A Directors KYC:- Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as on 31 st March of a financial year as per these rules shall, submit e-form DIR-3-KYC to the Central Government on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year. Provided that every individual who has already been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as at 31st March, 2018, shall submit eform DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August, 2018.”;

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