Filing of Form 68 for rectification of mistakes in Form 1, Form 1A and Form 44

General Circular No.42/2012

File No.MCA/21/141/2012-Comp

Ministry of Corporate Affairs
Government of India

5th Floor, A wing, Shastri Bhawan.

Dr. R.P.Road, New Delhi.

Dated: 21.12.2012

All Regional Directors,

All Registrar of Companies, All Stakeholders.

Subject: Filing of Form 68 for rectification of mistakes in Form 1, Form 1A and Form 44-regarding.

Rule 20G(1) of Companies (Central Government’s) General Rules and Forms (Second Amendment), 2010 allows for filing of an application for rectification of mistakes made while filing Form No.1, Form No. lA and Form   No.44 electronically on the Ministry’s website.   Such applications are to be made to the Registrar of companies in Form  No.68 and are required to be accompanied by a fee of Rs.1000 in case of Forms No.1, Form 1A and Rs.10000 for Form 44. Rule 20G(2)   permits filing of an application in Form No.68 to be filed with the Registrar within a period of three hundred and sixty five days from the date of approval of the aforesaid forms by the Registrar concerned.

2. Requests have been received from time to time by this Ministry to extend the facilities for rectification of mistakes as above companies incorporated prior to the year 2009 and to other companies which could not avail of this facility earlier.  After due consideration it has been decided to allow such companies to rectify misikes in Forms 1, 1A and 44 by filing Form 68 on payment of fee stipulated above.

3. Form 68 (electronic  mode) may be filed  for rectification of mistakes in the forms referred above within a period of 180 days from the effective date.

4. This circular is effective from 23/12/2012.

(Sanjay Shorey)

Joint Director

Copy to:

1.   All Concerned

2. PS to CAM

3. PPS to Secretary, PS to Additional Secretary

4. PS to Joint Secretaries.

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