Section 64 of Companies Act, 2013 – Notice to be given to Registrar for Alteration of Share Capital

  • Updated Till : June 15, 2024

SECTION 64. NOTICE TO BE GIVEN TO REGISTRAR FOR ALTERATION OF SHARE CAPITAL

[Effective from 1st April, 2014]

(1) Where—

(a) a company alters its share capital in any manner specified in sub-section (1) of section 61;

(b) an order made by the Government under sub-section (4) read with sub-section (6) of section 62 has the effect of increasing authorised capital of a company; or

(c) a company redeems any redeemable preference shares,

the company shall file a notice in the prescribed form with the Registrar within a period of thirty days of such alteration or increase or redemption, as the case may be, along with an altered memorandum.

[(2) Where any company fails to comply with the provisions of sub-section (1), such company and every officer who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of one thousand rupees for each day during which such default continues, or five lakh rupees whichever is less.][2]

Applicable Rules

Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2014

[Effective from 1st April, 2014]

Rule 15. Notice to Registrar for alteration of share capital.—Where a company alters its share capital in any manner specified in sub-section (1) of section 61, or an order is passed by the Government increasing the authorized capital of the company in pursuance of sub-section (4) read with sub-section (6) of section 62 [or a company not having share capital increases number of its members][1], the notice of such alteration, increase or redemption shall be filed by the company with the Registrar in Form No. SH.7 along with the fee.

[1] Substituted for the words “or a company redeems any redeemable preference shares” by the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Third Amendment Rules, 2016 vide Notification No. F. No. 01/04/2013 CL-V (part-II) dated 19th July, 2016.

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

Prior to substitution it read as under:-

“(2) If a company and any officer of the company who is in default contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1), it or he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one thousand rupees for each day during which such default continues, or five lakh rupees, whichever is less.”

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