Section 17 of Companies Act, 2013 – Copies of Memorandum, Articles, etc., to be given to Members

  • Updated Till : September 18, 2017

SECTION 17. COPIES OF MEMORANDUM, ARTICLES, ETC., TO BE GIVEN TO MEMBERS

[Effective from 1st April, 2014]

(1) A company shall, on being so requested by a member, send to him within seven days of the request and subject to the payment of such fees as may be prescribed, a copy of each of the following documents, namely:—

(a) the memorandum;

(b) the articles; and

(c) every agreement and every resolution referred to in sub-section (1) of section 117, if and in so far as they have not been embodied in the memorandum or articles.

(2) If a company makes any default in complying with the provisions of this section, the company and every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable for each default, to a penalty of one thousand rupees for each day during which such default continues or one lakh rupees, whichever is less.

Applicable Rules

Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014

[Effective from 1st April, 2014]

Rule 34. Copies of memorandum and articles, etc. to be given to members on request being made by them.—A company shall on payment of fee, send a copy of each of the following documents to a member within seven days of the request being made by him—

(1) the memorandum;

(2) the articles;

(3) every agreement and every resolution referred to in sub-section (1) of section 117, if and so far as they have not been embodied in the memorandum and articles.

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