MCA Amends Schedule III to CA 2013 for Disclosure of Demonetization Transactions

MCA Notifies Amendments in Schedule III to the Companies Act (CA) 2013 regarding disclosure requirements for companies on holding and dealings of Specified Bank Notes during Demonetization

The MCA has notified certain amendments in Schedule III to the Companies Act 2013, applicable w.e.f. 30 Mar. 2017, requiring the companies to disclose the details of Specified Bank Notes (SBN) held and transacted during the period 8 Nov. 2016 to 30 Dec. 2016 (i.e. during demonetization), as under:

G.S.R. 308(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of section 467 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following further amendments to Schedule III of the said Act with effect from the date of publication of this notification in the Official Gazette, namely:-

2. In the Companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act), in Schedule III, in Division I, in Part I under the heading “General instructions for preparation of Balance Sheet” in paragraph 6, after clause ‘W’, the following clause shall be inserted namely:

“X. Every company shall disclose the details of Specified Bank Notes (SBN) held and transacted during the period from 8th November, 2016 to 30th December, 2016 as provided in the Table below:-

SBNsOther Denomination NotesTotal
Closing cash in hand as on 08.11.2016
(+) Permitted receipts
(-) Permitted payments
(-) Amount deposited in Banks
Closing cash in hand as on 30.12.2016

Explanation : For the purposes of this clause, the term ‘Specified Bank Notes’ shall have the same meaning provided in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs number S.O. 3407(E), dated the 8th November, 2016.”.

3. In the principal Act, in Schedule III, in Division II, in Part I under the heading “General instructions for preparation of Balance Sheet” in paragraph 6, after clause ‘J’, the following clause shall be inserted namely:

“K. Every company shall disclose the details of Specified Bank Notes (SBN) held and transacted during the period 08/11/2016 to 30/12/2016 as provided in the Table below:-

SBNsOther Denomination NotesTotal
Closing cash in hand as on 08.11.2016
(+) Permitted receipts
(-) Permitted payments
(-) Amount deposited in Banks
Closing cash in hand as on 30.12.2016

Explanation : For the purposes of this clause, the term ‘Specified Bank Notes’ shall have the same meaning provided in the notification of the Government of India, in the Ministry of Finance, Department of Economic Affairs number S.O. 3407(E), dated the 8th November, 2016.”.

Note : Schedule III of the Companies Act, 2013 came into force with effect from the 1st April, 2014 vide Notification S.O. 902(E), dated 26.3.2014, subsequently amended vide G.S.R. 679(E), dated 04.09.2015 and vide G.S.R. 404(E), dated 06.04.2016.

MCA Amends Schedule III to CA 2013 (Demonetization Transactions): MCA Notification dt. 30 Mar. 2017

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  1. Hemant K Arora Apr 3, 2017

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