Official Gazette of India Companies Act 2013 eBook
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CHAPTER I PRELIMINARY 1. 1 This Act may be called the Companies Act, 2013. 2 It extends to the whole of India. 3 This section shall come into force at once and the remaining provisions of this Act shall come into force on such date as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, appoint and different dates may be appointed for different provisions of this
Short title, extent, commencement and application.
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Act and any reference in any provision to the commencement of this Act shall be construed as a reference to the coming into force of that provision. 4 The provisions of this Act shall apply to a companies incorporated under this Act or under any previous company law b insurance companies, except in so far as the said provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of the Insurance Act, 1938 or the Insurance Regulatory and Development Authority Act, 1999
4 of 1938. 41 of 1999.
c banking companies, except in so far as the said provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of the Banking Regulation Act, 1949
10 of 1949.
d companies engaged in the generation or supply of electricity, except in so far as the said provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of the Electricity Act, 2003
36 of 2003.
e any other company governed by any special Act for the time being in force, except in so far as the said provisions are inconsistent with the provisions of such special Act and f such body corporate, incorporated by any Act for the time being in force, as the Central Government may, by notification, specify in this behalf, subject to such exceptions, modifications or adaptation, as may be specified in the notification. Definitions.
2. In this Act, unless the context otherwise requires, 1 abridged prospectus means a memorandum containing such salient features of a prospectus as may be specified by the Securities and Exchange Board by making