MCA vide notification no. G.S.R. 368(E) dated 16th May, 2019 has introduced a new rule “Rule 12B of Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors)Rules, 2014: Directors of company required to file e-Form ACTIVE”, which provides that where a company is required to file e-Form INC-22A (ACTIVE) under Rule 25A of the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014, fails to file the e-Form ACTIVE within the period specified therein i.e. 15th June, 2019:-
- The Director Identification Number (DIN) allotted to its existing directors, shall be marked as “Director of ACTIVE non-compliant company”.
- Where the DIN of a director has been marked as “Director of ACTIVE non-compliant company”, such director shall take all necessary steps to ensure that all companies where such director has been so appointed, file e-form ACTIVE.
- After all the companies file the e-Form ACTIVE, the DIN of such director shall be marked as “Director of ACTIVE compliant company”.
The complete content of the aforesaid notification is attached herewith: