valid as on 20/11/2019

Section 79.Section 77 to apply in certain matters.
Effective from 01-04-2014

The provisions of section 77 relating to registration of shall, so far as may be, apply to—

(a) a  acquiring any property subject to a charge within the meaning of that section; or

(b) any modification in the terms or conditions or the extent or operation of any charge registered under that section.

Charge means an interest or lien created on the property or assets of a company or any of its undertakings or both as security and includes a mortgage
Company means a company incorporated under this Act or under any previous company law

6.1.3-Companies (Registration of Charges) Rules,2014

3. Registration of creation or modification of charge.

(1) For registration of charge as provided in subsection (1) of Section 77, Section 78 and Section 79, the particulars of the charge together with a copy of the instrument, if any, creating or modifying the charge in  (for other than Debentures) or  (for debentures), as the case may be, duly signed by the company and the charge holder and filed with the Registrar within a period of thirty days of the date of creation or modification of charge along with the fee.

  If the particulars of a charge are not filed in accordance with sub-rule (1), such creation or modification shall be filed in or within the period as specified in section 77 on payment of additional fee or advalorem fee as prescribed in the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.

Where the company fails to register the charge in accordance with sub-rule (1) and the registration is effected on the application of the charge-holder, such charge-holder shall be entitled to recover from the company the amount of any fees or additional fees or advalorem fees paid by him ‘to the Registrar for the purpose of registration of charge.

(2) If the particulars of a charge are not filed within the aforesaid period, but filed within a period of three hundred days of the date of such creation or modification, the additional fee shall be levied.

(3) If the company fails to register the particulars of the charge with the Registrar within the period of thirty days of its creation or modification, the particulars of the charge together with a copy of the instrument, if any, creating or modifying such charge may be filed by the charge-holder, in  Form No.CHG-1 or Form No.CHG-9, as the case may be, duly signed along with fee.

(4) A copy of every instrument evidencing any creation or modification of charge and required to be filed with the Registrar in pursuance of Section 77, 78 or 79 shall be verified as follows-

(a) where the instrument or deed relates solely to the property situated outside India, the copy shall be verified by a certificate issued either under the seal of the company  or under the hand of any director or company secretary of the company or an authorised officer of the charge holder or under the hand of some person other than the company who is interested in the mortgage or charge;

(b) where the instrument or deed relates, whether wholly or partly, to the property situated in India, the copy shall be verified by a certificate issued under the hand of any director or company secretary of the company or an authorised officer of the charge holder.

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Substituted vide the Companies (Registration of Charges) Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 05.07.2018. To view the Notification, Click Here
 Substituted vide The Companies (Registration of Charges) Amendment Rules,2019 dated 30.04.2019. To view the notification Click Here
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 Substituted vide The Companies (Registration of Charges) Amendment Rules,2019 dated 30.04.2019. To view the notification Click Here
Substituted vide the Companies (Registration of Charges) Amendment Rules, 2015 notification no. G.S.R. 440 (E) dated the 29th May, 2015.To view the notification,Click Here

6.1.5-Companies (Registration of Charges) Rules,2014

5. Application of rules in certain matters.-

The provisions of rule 4 shall apply, mutatis mutandis, to the registration of charge on any property acquired subject to such charge and modification of charge under Section 79 of the Act.


Companies (Registration of Charges) Amendment Rules, 2017 dated 07/04/2014


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


The Companies (Registration of Charges) Amendment Rules, 2019 dated 30.04.2019


Form CHG-1 (April, 2017)


Form CHG-9 (April, 2017)


Form No. CHG-3 Certificate of registration of modification of charge


FORM NO. CHG.1 Form for registration of creation, modification of charge (other than those related to debentures) including particulars of modification of charge by Asset Reconstruction Company in terms of Securitization and Reconstruction of Financial Assets and Enforcement of Securities Interest Act, 2002 (SARFAESI)


FORM NO. CHG.9 Application for registration of creation or modification of charge for debentures or rectification of particulars filed in respect of creation or modification of charge for debentures


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