Section 465 of Companies Act, 2013 – Repeal of Certain Enactments and Savings

  • Updated Till : November 11, 2018

SECTION 465. REPEAL OF CERTAIN ENACTMENTS AND SAVINGS

[Yet to be notified]

(1) The Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) and the Registration of Companies (Sikkim) Act, 1961 (Sikkim Act 8 of 1961) (hereafter in this section referred to as the repealed enactments) shall stand repealed:

Provided that the provisions of Part IXA of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) shall be applicable mutatis mutandis to a Producer Company in a manner as if the Companies Act, 1956 has not been repealed until a special Act is enacted for Producer Companies:

Provided further that until a date is notified by the Central Government under sub-section (1) of section 434 for transfer of all matters, proceedings or cases to the Tribunal, the provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) in regard to the jurisdiction, powers, authority and functions of the Board of Company Law Administration and court shall continue to apply as if the Companies Act, 1956 has not been repealed:

Provided also that provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) referred in the notification issued under section 67 of the Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008 (6 of 2009) shall, until the relevant notification under such section applying relevant corresponding provisions of this Act to limited liability partnerships is issued, continue to apply as if the Companies Act, 1956 has not been repealed.

(2) Notwithstanding the repeal under sub-section (1) of the repealed enactments,—

(a)   anything done or any action taken or purported to have been done or taken, including any rule, notification, inspection, order or notice made or issued or any appointment or declaration made or any operation undertaken or any direction given or any proceeding taken or any penalty, punishment, forfeiture or fine imposed under the repealed enactments shall, insofar as it is not inconsistent with the provisions of this Act, be deemed to have been done or taken under the corresponding provisions of this Act;

(b)   subject to the provisions of clause (a), any order, rule, notification, regulation, appointment, conveyance, mortgage, deed, document or agreement made, fee directed, resolution passed, direction given, proceeding taken, instrument executed or issued, or thing done under or in pursuance of any repealed enactment shall, if in force at the commencement of this Act, continue to be in force, and shall have effect as if made, directed, passed, given, taken, executed, issued or done under or in pursuance of this Act;

(c)   any principal or rule of law or established jurisdiction, form or course of pleading, practice or procedure or existing usage, custom, privilege, restriction or exemption shall not be affected, notwithstanding that the same respectively may have been in any manner affirmed or recognised or derived by, in, or from, the repealed enactments;

(d)   any person appointed to any office under or by virtue of any repealed enactment shall be deemed to have been appointed to that office under or by virtue of this Act;

(e)   any jurisdiction, custom, liability, right, title, privilege, restriction, exemption, usage, practice, procedure or other matter or thing not in existence or in force shall not be revised or restored;

(f)   the offices existing on the commencement of this Act for the registration of companies shall continue as if they have been established under the provisions of this Act;

(g)   the incorporation of companies registered under the repealed enactments shall continue to be valid and the provisions of this Act shall apply to such companies as if they were registered under this Act;

(h)   all registers and all funds constituted and established under the repealed enactments shall be deemed to be registers and funds constituted or established under the corresponding provisions of this Act;

(i)   any prosecution instituted under the repealed enactments and pending immediately before the commencement of this Act before any Court shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, continue to be heard and disposed of by the said Court;

(j)   any inspection, investigation or inquiry ordered to be done under the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) shall continue to be proceeded with as if such inspection, investigation or inquiry has been ordered under the corresponding provisions of this Act; and

(k)   any matter filed with the Registrar, Regional Director or the Central Government under the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956) before the commencement of this Act and not fully addressed at that time shall be concluded by the Registrar, Regional Director or the Central Government, as the case may be, in terms of that Act, despite its repeal.

(3) The mention of particular matters in sub-section (2) shall not be held to prejudice the general application of section 6 of the *General Clauses Act, 1897 (10 of 1897) with regard to the effect of repeal of the repealed enactments as if the Registration of Companies (Sikkim) Act, 1961 (Sikkim Act 8 of 1961) were also a Central Act.

Applicable Rules

Companies (Miscellaneous)Amendment Rules, 2014

[Effective from 1st April, 2014]

[Rule 11. Applications or forms pending before Central Government, Regional Director or Registrar of Companies.- Any application or form filed with the Central Government or Regional Director or Registrar (hereinafter referred to as ‘the authority’) prior to the commencement of these rules but not disposed of by such authority for want of any information or document shall, on its submission, to the satisfaction of the authority, be disposed of in accordance with the rules made under the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956).][1]

[1] Inserted by the Companies (Miscellaneous) Amendment Rules, 2014 vide Notification No. GSR 506(E) dated 17th July, 2014

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