Section 239 of Companies Act, 2013 – Preservation of books and papers of amalgamated companies

  • Updated Till : March 31, 2020

SECTION 239. PRESERVATION OF BOOKS AND PAPERS OF
AMALGAMATED COMPANIES

[Effective from 15th December, 2016]

The books and papers of a company which has been amalgamated with, or whose shares have been acquired by, another company under this Chapter shall not be disposed of without the prior permission of the Central Government and before granting such permission, that Government may appoint a person to examine the books and papers or any of them for the purpose of ascertaining whether they contain any evidence of the commission of an offence in connection with the promotion or formation, or the management of the affairs, of the transferor company or its amalgamation or the acquisition of its shares.

 

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