MCA Notifies Effective Date for Certain Sections of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

MCA Notifies Effective Date for Certain Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

The MCA has notified 5 July 2018 and 15 Aug. 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, i.e. the date on which provisions of such sections shall come into force/ effect, as under:

MCA Notifies 15 Aug. 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

The MCA has notified 15 Aug. 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, i.e. the date on which provisions of such sections shall come into force/ effect, as under:

Various Sections of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 effective from 15 Aug. 2018: MCA Notification dt. 5 July 2018

S.0.  (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by subsection (2) of section 1 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (1) of 2018), the Central Government hereby appoints the 15th August, 2018 as the date on which the following provisions of the said Act shall come into force, namely:

Sl. No.Sections
1Section 15;
2Section 16;
3Section 75; and
4Section 76

MCA Notifies 5 July 2018 as the Effective Date for Section 20 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

The MCA has notified 5 July 2018  2018 as the Effective Date for Section 20 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, i.e. the date on which provisions of such section shall come into force/ effect.

Section 20 of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 effective from 5 July 20188: MCA Notification dt. 5 July 2018

MCA Notifies 13 June 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

The MCA has notified 13 June 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, i.e. the date on which provisions of such sections shall come into force/ effect, as under:

Various Sections of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 effective from 13 June 2018: MCA Notification dt. 13 June 2018

S.O. 2422(E).-In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (1 of 2018), the Central Government hereby appoints the 13th June, 2018 as the date on which the following provisions of the said Act shall come into force, namely :-

Sl. No.Sections
1Section 22; **
2Section 24;
3Section 25;
4Section 26; and
5Section 71

** MCA has issued a corrigendum dt. 21 June 2018 that above Section 22 be read as “Clause (iii) of Section 21 and Section 22”

MCA Notifies 7 May 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

The MCA has notified 7 May 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, i.e. the date on which provisions of such sections shall come into force/ effect, as under:

Various Sections of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 effective from 7 May 2018: MCA Notification dt. 7 May 2018

Sl. No.Sections
1Clause (i) and clause (xiii) of Section 2;
2Section 8;
3Section 13;
4Sections 18 and 19;
5Clause (i) and clause (ii) of Section 21;
6Clause (iii) and clause (iv) of Section 23;
7Sections 30 and 31;
8Section 33;
9Sections 39 and 40;
10Section 46;
11Section 49;
12Section 52;
13Sections 54 to 58 (both inclusive);
14Sections 61 and 62;
15First proviso to clause (i) of Section 80 and clause (ii) of Section 80
16section 83;
17Sections 86 to 89 (both inclusive);

MCA Notifies 9 Feb. 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

The MCA has notified 9 Feb. 2018 as the Effective Date for Various Sections of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, i.e. the date on which provisions of such sections shall come into force/ effect, as under:

Various Sections of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 effective from 9 Feb. 2018: MCA Notification dt. 9 Feb. 2018

S.O. ..(E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Companies (Amendment) Act 2017 (1 of 2018), the Central Government hereby appoints the 09 February, 2018 as the date on which the following provisions of the said Act shall come into force, namely :-

Sl. No.Section
1Section 2  [except clause (i) and clause (xiii)] and section 3;
2Section 7;
3Section 9;
4Sections 11 and 12;
5Section 14;
6Section 17;
7Sections 27 to 29 (both inclusive);
8Section 32;
9Sections 34 and 35;
10Section 38;
11Sections 41 to 45 (both inclusive);
12Sections 47 and 48;
13Sections 50 and 51;
14Section 53;
15Sections 59 and 60;
16Sections 63 to 65 (both inclusive);
17Sections 72 to 74 (both inclusive);
18Sections 77 to 79 (both inclusive);
19Section 82;
20Sections 84 and 85;
21Sections 90 to 93 (both inclusive).

MCA Notifies 26 Jan. 2018 as the Effective Date for Sections 1 and 4 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017

The MCA has notified 26 Jan. 2018 as the Effective Date for Sections 1 and 4 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, i.e. the date on which provisions of such sections shall come into force/ effect.

It may be noted that Section 1 relates to the powers of the Govt. to notify different dates when the provisions of different sections will come into force/ effect. Also, Section 4 relates to amendments whereby the Name reservation period has been reduced from 60 days to 20 days in normal circumstances, subject to ROC’s discretion to reserve the name for 60 days in certain circumstances. Further, the 20 days from name approval shall be counted from the effective date of approval instead of from date of application. These amendments are meant for speedy incorporation of companies at CRC.

Sections 1 & 4 of Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 effective from 26 Jan. 2018: MCA Notification dt. 23 Jan. 2018

Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017, notified by Govt.

Govt. has notified the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (An Act further to amend the Companies Act, 2013) on 3 Jan. 2018, as under:

Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017: GOI Notification dt. 3 Jan. 2018

Short Title and Commencement

1. (1) This Act may be called the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017. (2) It 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 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.

Amendment of Section 2

2. In section 2 of the Companies Act, 2013 (hereinafter referred to as the principal Act),— (contd… please refer above attachment)

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