SECTION 21. AUTHENTICATION OF DOCUMENTS, PROCEEDINGS AND CONTRACTS
[Effective from 12th September, 2013]
Save as otherwise provided in this Act,—
(a) a document or proceeding requiring authentication by a company; or
(b) contracts made by or on behalf of a company,
may be signed by any key managerial personnel or an officer of the company duly authorised by the Board in this behalf.
 In case of a Specified IFSC private company for the words “an officer” the words “an officer or any other person” shall be read vide Notification no. G.S.R. 9(E).dated 04th January, 2017.
 Inserted vide Notification no. G.S.R. 9(E).dated 04th January, 2017.