valid as on 20/05/2019

7.2.3. The Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules,2018

(1) On the date of commencement of the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Amendment Rules, 2019, every individual who is a significant beneficial owner in a reporting company, shall file a declaration in to the reporting company within ninety days from such commencement.

(2) Every individual, who subsequently becomes a significant beneficial owner/ or where his significant beneficial ownership undergoes any change shall file a declaration in Form No. BEN-1 to the reporting company, within thirty days of acquiring such significant beneficial ownership or any change therein.

Explanation.- Where an individual becomes a significant beneficial owner, or where his significant beneficial ownership undergoes any change, within ninety days of the commencement of the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Amendment Rules, 2019, it shall be deemed that such individual became the significant beneficial owner or any change therein happened on the date of expiry of ninety days from the date of commencement of said rules, and the period of thirty days for filing will be reckoned accordingly.

3. Declaration of significant beneficial ownership in shares under section 90

(1) Every significant beneficial owner shall in  to the company in which he holds the significant beneficial ownership on the date of commencement of these rules within ninety days from such commencement and within thirty days in case of any change in his significant beneficial ownership.

(2) Every individual, who, after the commencement of these rules, acquires significant beneficial ownership in a company. shall file a declaration in Form No. BEN-1 to the company, within thirty days of acquiring such significant beneficial ownership or in case of any change in such ownership.

Substituted vide the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 08.02.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
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Clarification with regard to filing of declaration in Form BEN 1. To view the clarification,Click Here
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The Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 08.02.2019


General Circular No. 08/2018- Clarification in filing BEN 1 under Companies Act, 2013


BEN-1: Declaration by the beneficial owner who holds or acquires significant beneficial ownership in shares


Form No. BEN-1 (Substituted vide notification dated 08.02.2019)


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