Section 462 of Companies Act, 2013 – Power to exempt class or classes of companies from provisions of this Act

  • Updated Till : November 11, 2018

SECTION 462. POWER TO EXEMPT CLASS OR CLASSES OF
COMPANIES FROM PROVISIONS OF THIS ACT

[Effective from 12th September, 2013]

(1) The Central Government may in the public interest, by notification direct that any of the provisions of this Act,—

(a)   shall not apply to such class or classes of companies; or

(b)   shall apply to the class or classes of companies with such exceptions, modifications and adaptations as may be specified in the notification.

[1][(2) A copy of every notification proposed to be issued under sub-section (1), shall be laid in draft before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days, and if, both Houses agree in disapproving the issue of notification or both Houses agree in making any modification in the notification, the notification shall not be issued or, as the case may be, shall be issued only in such modified form as may be agreed upon by both the Houses.

(3) In reckoning any such period of thirty days as is referred to in sub-section (2), no account shall be taken of any period during which the House referred to in subsection (2) is prorogued or adjourned for more than four consecutive days.

(4) The copies of every notification issued under this section shall, as soon as may be after it has been issued, be laid before each House of Parliament.]

[1]   Substituted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2015 vide Notification No. S.O.1440(E) dated 29th May 2015. Prior to substitution it read as under:

“(2) A copy of every notification proposed to be issued under sub-section (1), shall be laid in draft before each House of Parliament, while it is in session, for a total period of thirty days which may be comprised in one session or in two or more successive sessions, and if, before the expiry of the session immediately following the session or the successive sessions aforesaid, both Houses agree in disapproving the issue of the notification or both Houses agree in making any modification in the notification, the notification shall not be issued or, as the case may be, shall be issued only in such modified form as may be agreed upon by both the Houses.”

 

 

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