General Circular No. 08/2018
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
5th Floor, ‘A’ Wing Shastri Bhawan,
Dr. R.P. Road. New Delhi
All Regional Directors,
All Registrar of Companies,
Subject: Clarification in filing BEN -1 under the Companies Act, 2013-Regarding
In continuation of General Circular No. 07/2018 dated 06.09.2018, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has received from stakeholders expressing certain difficulties in filing a declaration in Form No. BEN-1 in respect of Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules, 2018 notified vide G.S.R. No. 561(E) dated 13.06.2018.
2. Accordingly, the matter has been examined and it is hereby informed that keeping in view stakeholders concerns, Form No.BEN-l would be revised. As such, the due date of 10th September, 2018 for filing BEN-1 declaration would be revised and a revised BEN-l form would be notified shortly. Stakeholders are advised to file declaration as per the revised form only and adhere to the timelines which will be specified therein.
3. This issues with approval of the competent authority.
Assistant Director (Policy)
Copy forwarded for information and necessary action to:-
1. E-Governance Section
2. Guard File.