valid as on 12/11/2018

Section 396. Registration offices
Effective from 01-04-2014

(1) For the purposes of exercising such powers and discharging such functions as are conferred on the  by or under this Act or under the rules made thereunder and for the purposes of registration of companies under this Act, the Central Government shall,   establish such number of offices at such places as it thinks fit, specifying their jurisdiction.

(2) The Central Government may appoint as it considers necessary for the registration of companies and discharge of various functions under this Act, and the powers and duties that may be exercisable by such officers shall be such

(3) The terms and conditions of service, including the salaries payable to persons appointed under sub-section (2), shall be such .

(4) The Central Government may direct a to be prepared for the authentication of documents required for, or connected with, the registration of companies.

Refer notification SO 218(E), SO 1525(E)  . To view the notification,Click Here
The Central Government hereby notifies following Regional Directors vide notification GSR 832(E), SO 5458(E) and SO 5457 (E). To view the notification,Click Here
The Central Government hereby notifies following Regional Directors vide notification GSR 832(E). To view the notification,Click Here
Refer rule 4 and 5 of the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014. To view the rule,Click Here
Refer rule 4 of the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014. To view the rule,Click Here
Refer rule 6 of the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014. To view the rule,Click Here

24.1.4-Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014

4. Registration offices.-
(1) The Central Government shall establish such number of offices at such places as it thinks fit, specifying their jurisdiction for the purpose of exercising such powers and discharge of such functions as are conferred on the Central Government by or under this Act or under the rules made there under and for the purposes of registration of companies under the Act.
(2) The office of the Registrar shall observe such normal working hours as may be approved by the Central Government and shall be open for the transaction of business with the public on all days except Saturday, Sunday and public holidays during working hours between 10.30 a.m. and 3.30 p.m.
(3) The offices other than the office of the Registrar shall observe such normal working hours as may be approved by the Central Government.


24.1.5-Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014

5. Powers and duties of Registrars.-

(1) The Registrars shall exercise such powers and discharge such duties as are conferred on them by the Act or the rules made there under or delegated to them by the Central Government, wherever the power or duty has been conferred upon the Central Government by the Act or the rules made there under.
(2) Whenever according to the Act, any function or duty is to be discharged by the Registrar, it shall, until the Central Government otherwise directs, be done by the Registrar, or in his absence, by such person as the Central Government may for the time being authorise:
Provided that in the event of the Central Government altering the constitution of the existing registry offices or any of them, any such function or duty shall be discharged by such officer and at such place, with reference to the local situation of the registered offices of the companies concerned, as the Central Government may appoint.


24.1.6-Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014

6.Seal of Registrar.-

The Registrar shall have a seal and such seal shall bear the words “Registrar of Companies, _______(Place and State)”.


Amendment to G.SR 832 (E) [S.O 1556(E)] dated 26/04/2016


Amendment to the notification number S.O.831 (E) dated 24th March, 2015 vide this notification dated 26.10.2018


Enforcement Notification S.O. 902(E) dated 26/03/2014


Establishment of CRC [SO 218 (E)] dated 22.01.2016 and Establishment of ROC, Hyderabad [SO 1525(E)] dated 13/06/2014


Notification on establishment of the office of the Registrar of Companies at Vijayawada dated 26.10.2018


Notification on establishment of the office of the Registrar of Companies cum Official Liquidator at Dehradun dated 26.10.2018


Rights conferred to Regional Director [G.S.R 832 (E)] dated 3/11/2015

MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
NOTIFICATION
New Delhi, the 3rd November, 2015

G. S. R. 832(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) of Section 396 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby notifies following Regional Directors in the Ministry of Corporate Affairs mentioned in column (1) of the Table below to discharge the functions conferred upon them by the Companies Act, 2013 or delegated to them by the Central Government under that Act for the respective jurisdiction as indicated in the corresponding column (2) of the Table below:-

Office and location

Jurisdiction

(1)

(2)

(1) Regional Director, North Region Directorate, Headquarter at New Delhi. States of Haryana, Punjab, Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh, Uttar Pradesh, Uttrakhand and Union Territory of Chandigarh and National Capital Territory of Delhi.
(2) Regional Director, North Western Region Directorate, Headquarter at Ahmedabad. States of Rajasthan, Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh, Chattisgarh and Union Territory of Dadra and Nagar Haveli.
(3) Regional Director, Western Region Directorate, Headquarter at Mumbai. States of Maharashtra, Goa and Union Territory of Daman and Diu.
(4) Regional Director, Southern Region Directorate, Headquarter at Chennai. States of Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Union Territory of Puducherry, Union Territory of Andaman and Nicobar Islands and Union Territory of Lakshadweep.
(5) Regional Director, Eastern Region Directorate, Headquarter at Kolkata. States of West Bengal, Bihar, Jharkhand, Orissa.
(6) Regional Director, North Eastern Region Directorate, Headquarter at Shillong. States of Meghalaya, Assam, Arunachal Pradesh, Nagaland, Mizoram, Manipur and Tripura.
(7) Regional Director, South East Region Directorate, Headquarter at Hyderabad.  

2. The Regional Directors specified in column (1) of the Table shall continue to exercise the functions conferred upon them under the Companies Act, 1956 or delegated under that Act in respect of provisions of that Act, which are still in force.

3. This notification shall come into force from the date of its publication in the Official Gazette.

[F. No.1/16/2013 -CL-V]
AMARDEEP SINGH BHATIA, Jt. Secy.

Substituted vide S.O dated 26th April,2016. To view the notification,Click Here

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