valid as on 22/08/2019

Section 195. Prohibition on insider trading of securities
Effective from 12-09-2013

SEBI (Prohibition of Insider Trading) Regulations, 2015

 

(1) No person including any   or  of a  shall enter into insider trading:

Provided that nothing contained in this sub-section shall apply to any communication required in the ordinary course of business or profession or employment or under any law.

Explanation.—For the purposes of this section,—

(a) “insider trading” means—

(i) an act of subscribing, buying, selling, dealing or agreeing to subscribe, buy, sell or deal in any by any director or key managerial personnel or any other of a company either as principal or agent if such director or key managerial personnel or any other officer of the company is reasonably expected to have access to any non-public price sensitive information in respect of securities of company; or

(ii) an act of counselling about procuring or communicating directly or indirectly any non-public price-sensitive information to any person;

(b) “price-sensitive information” means any information which relates, directly or indirectly, to a company and which if published is likely to materially affect the price of securities of the company.

(2) If any person contravenes the provisions of this section, he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to five years or with fine which shall not be less than five lakh rupees but which may extend to twenty-five crore rupees or three times the amount of profits made out of insider trading, whichever is higher, or with both.

 

Omitted vide Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 dated 03.01.2018 effective from 09.02.2018. To view the notification,Click Here
2(34) Director means a director appointed to the Board of a company
2(51) Key Managerial Personnel, in relation to a company, means—

(i) the Chief Executive Officer or the managing director or the manager;

(ii) the company secretary;

(iii) the whole-time director;

(iv) the Chief Financial Officer; and

(v) such other officer as may be prescribed

2(20) Company means a company incorporated under this Act or under any previous company law
2(81) Securities means the securities as defined in clause (h) of section 2 of the Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956 (42 of 1956)
2(59) Officer includes any director, manager or key managerial personnel or any person in accordance with whose directions or instructions the Board of Directors or any one or more of the directors is or are accustomed to act

Commencement Notification dated 09.02.2018


Enforcement notification S.O.2754 (E) dated 12/09/2013


The Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Effective from 03.01.2018)


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