valid as on 11/12/2019

Section 106.Restriction on voting rights.
Effective from 12-09-2013

Regulation 10 of Takeover Code

(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in this Act, the  of a  company may provide that no  shall exercise any  in respect of any registered in his name on which any calls or other sums presently payable by him have not been paid, or in regard to which the company has exercised any right of lien.

(2) A company shall not, except on the grounds specified in sub-section (1), prohibit any member from exercising his voting right on any other ground.

(3) On a poll taken at a meeting of a company, a member entitled to more than one vote, or his proxy, where allowed, or other person entitled to vote for him, as the case may be, need not, if he votes, use all his votes or cast in the same way all the votes he uses.

 This section shall apply to a private company and specified IFSC Public Company unless otherwise specified in respective sections or the articles of the Company provide otherwise Notification no. G.S.R. 464(E) dated 5th June 2015 and GSR 08(E) dated 4th January, 2017.

(The exceptions, modifications and adaptations provided above shall be applicable only to those Private Companies which has not committed a default in filing its financial statements under section 137 of the said act or annual return under section 92 of the said act with the registrar, vide notification dated 13th June 2017)

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Articles means the articles of association of a company as originally framed or as altered from time to time or applied in pursuance of any previous company law or of this Act
2(55) Member in relation to a company, means—

(i) the subscriber to the memorandum of the company who shall be deemed to have agreed to become member of the company, and on its registration, shall be entered as member in its register of members;

(ii) every other person who agrees in writing to become a member of the company and whose name is entered in the register of members of the company;

(iii) every person holding shares of the company and whose name is entered as a beneficial owner in the records of a depository

 “voting right” means the right of a member of a company to vote in any meeting of the company or by means of postal ballot
2(84) Share means a share in the share capital of a company and includes stock

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


Exemption to Specified IFSC Public company [GSR 08(E)] dated 04/01/2017


Exemptions to Private Companies [Amendment to GSR 464(E)] dated 13/06/2017


Exemptions to private companies [GSR 464 (E)] dated 05/06/2015


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