valid as on 10/12/2019

IBC Section 12-Time-limit for completion of insolvency resolution process.
Effective from 01.12.2016 and font in blue is effective from 06.06.2018

(1) Subject to sub-section (2), the corporate insolvency resolution process shall be completed within a period of one hundred and eighty days from the date of admission of the application to initiate such process.

(2) The resolution professional shall file an application to the Adjudicating Authority to extend the period of the corporate insolvency resolution process beyond one hundred and eighty days, if instructed to do so by a resolution passed at a meeting of the committee of creditors by a vote of seventy-five per cent. of the voting shares.

(3) On receipt of an application under sub-section (2), if the Adjudicating Authority is satisfied that the subject matter of the case is such that corporate insolvency resolution process cannot be completed within one hundred and eighty days, it may by order extend the duration of such process beyond one hundred and eighty days by such further period as it thinks fit, but not exceeding ninety days:

Provided that any extension of the period of corporate insolvency resolution process under this section shall not be granted more than once.

the corporate insolvency resolution process shall mandatorily be completed within a period of three hundred and thirty days from the insolvency commencement date, including any extension of the period of corporate insolvency resolution process granted under this section and the time taken in legal proceedings in relation to such resolution process of the corporate debtor:

where the insolvency resolution process of a corporate debtor is pending and has not been completed within the period referred to in the second proviso, such resolution process shall be completed within a period of ninety days from the date of commencement of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2019


12A. The Adjudicating Authority may allow the withdrawal of application admitted under section 7 or section 9 or section 10, on an application made by the applicant with the approval of ninety per cent. voting share of the committee of creditors, in such manner as may be prescribed.

Substituted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Act, 2018 dated 17.08.2018 w.e.f., 06.06.2018. To view the Notification,Click Here
Inserted vide Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2019 notification dated 06.08.2019, effective from 16.08.2019. To view the amendment notification,Click Here and to view the commencement notification,Click Here
Inserted vide Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2019 notification dated 06.08.2019, effective from 16.08.2019. To view the amendment notification,Click Here and to view the commencement notification,Click Here
Inserted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Act, 2018 dated 17.08.2018 w.e.f., 06.06.2018. To view the Notification,Click Here

Commencement notification for the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2019 dated 16.08.2019


IBC-Enforcement Notification [S.O.3594(E)] dated 30/11/2016


Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2018 dated 06.06.2018 [repealed by the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Act, 2018 dated 17.08.2018 w.e.f., 06.06.2018]


The Insolvency & Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2019 dated 06.08.2019


The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Second Amendment) Act, 2018 dated 17.08.2018 w.e.f., 06.06.2018


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