Section 86 of Companies Act, 2013 – Punishment for Contravention

  • Updated Till : February 25, 2021


[Effective from 12th September, 2013]

[(1)][1] If any company contravenes any provision of this Chapter, the company shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than one lakh rupees but which may extend to ten lakh rupees and every officer of the company who is in default shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months or with fine which shall not be less than twenty-five thousand rupees but which may extend to one lakh rupees, or with both.

[(2)If any person wilfully furnishes any false or incorrect information or knowingly suppresses any material information, required to be registered in accordance with the provisions of section 77, he shall be liable for action under section 447.][2]

[1] Clause renumbered by The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance , 2018 dated 2nd November, 2018.

[2] Inserted by The Companies (Amendment) Ordinance , 2019 dated 12th January, 2019 effective from 2nd November, 2018.

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