valid as on 23/04/2018

Section 397. Admissibility of certain documents as evidence
Effective from 01-04-2014

Notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, any document reproducing or derived from returns and documents filed by a  with the on paper or in electronic form or stored on any electronic data storage device or computer readable media by the Registrar, and authenticated by the Registrar or any other officer empowered by the Central Government in such manner as may be prescribed, shall be deemed to be a document for the purposes of this Act and the rules made thereunder and shall be admissible in any proceedings thereunder without further proof or production of the original as evidence of any contents of the original or of any fact stated therein of which direct evidence is admissible.

Company means a company incorporated under this Act or under any previous company law
2(75) Registrar means a Registrar, an Additional Registrar, a Joint Registrar, a Deputy Registrar or an Assistant Registrar, having the duty of registering companies and discharging various functions under this Act

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


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