valid as on 17/04/2024

24.1.10-Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014

10.  or form or document electronically.-

(1)The Registrar shall examine or cause to be examined every application or e-Form or document required or authorised to be filed or delivered under the Act and rules made thereunder for approval, registration, taking on record or rectification by the Registrar, as the case may be:

Provided that save as otherwise provided in the Act, the Registrar shall take a decision on the application, e-form or documents within thirty days from the date of its filing excluding the cases in which an approval of the Central Government or the Regional Director or any other competent authority is required:

Provided further that the e-Forms or documents identified as informative in nature and filed under Straight Through Process may be examined by the Registrar at any time on suo-motuor on receipt of any information or complaint from any source at any time after its filing:

Provided also that nothing contained in the first proviso shall affect the powers of the Registrar to call information or explanation in pursuance of section 206.

(2) Where the Registrar, on examining any application or e-Form or document referred to in sub-rule (1), finds it necessary to call for further information or finds such application or e-form or document to be defective or incomplete in any respect, he shall give intimation of such information called for or defects or incompleteness, by e-mail on the last intimated e-mail address of the person or the company, which has filed such application or e-form or document, directing him or it to furnish such information or to rectify such defects or  incompleteness or to re-submit such application or e-Form or document within the period allowed under sub-rule (3):

Provided that in case the e-mail address of the person or the company in question is not available, the intimation shall be given by the Registrar by post at the last intimated registered office address of the company or the last intimated address of the person, as the case may be and the Registrar shall preserve the facts of the intimation in the electronic record.

(3) Except as otherwise provided in the Act, the Registrar shall allow fifteen days’ time to the person or company which has filed the application or e-Form or document under sub-rule (1) for furnishing further information or for rectification of the defects or incompleteness or for re-submission of such application or e-form or document.

Registrar shall allow fifteen days, time for re-submission in case of reservation of a name through web service -RUN for rectifications of defects if any

(4) In case where such further information called for has not been provided or has been furnished partially or defects or incompleteness has not been rectified or has been rectified partially or has not been rectified as required within the period allowed under sub-rule (3), the Registrar shall either reject or treat the application or e-form or document, as the case may be, as invalid in the electronic record, and shall inform the person or company, as the case may be, in the manner as specified in sub-rule (2).

(5) Where any document has been recorded as invalid by the Registrar, the document may be rectified by the person or company only by fresh filing along with payment of fee and additional fee, as applicable at the time of fresh filing, without prejudice to any other liability under the Act.

(6) In case the Registrar finds any e-form or document filed under Straight Through Process as defective or incomplete in any respect, at any time suo-motu or on receipt of information or compliant from any source at any time, he shall treat the e-form or document as defective in the electronic registry and shall also issue a notice pointing out the defects or incompleteness in thee-Form or document at the last intimated e-mail address of the person or the company which has filed the document, calling upon the person or company to file the e-Form or document afresh along with fee and additional fee, as applicable at the time of actual re-filing, after rectifying the defects or incompleteness within a period of thirty days from the date of the notice:

Provided that in case the e-mail address of the person or the company in question is not available, the intimation shall be given by the Registrar by post at the last intimated registered office address of the company or the last intimated address of the person, as the case may be and the Registrar shall preserve the facts of the intimation in the electronic record.

Any further information or documents called for, in respect of application or e-form or document, filed electronically with the Ministry of Corporate Affairs shall be furnished in  as an addendum.

 

 

(1) The Registrar of the Central Processing Center established under sub-section (1) of section 396 shall examine or cause to be examined every application or e-Form or document required or authorised to be filed or delivered as provided under sub-rule (3), for approval, registration or taking on record by the Registrar.

(2) The Registrar shall take a decision on the application, e-forms or documents within thirty days from the date of its filing excluding the cases in which an approval of the Central Government or the Regional Director or any other competent authority is required.

(3) The provisions of sub-rule (2) to (5) of rule 10 shall apply mutatis mutandis in relation to the examination of application, e-Forms or documents under this rule.

(4) The Registrar of the Central Processing Center shall exercise jurisdiction all over India in respect of the examination of following application, e-Forms or documents, namely:-

Sl. No.Details of application, e-Form or documents
(i)Filing of Resolutions and agreements to the Registrar under section 117 of the Act in e-Form no. MGT-14
(ii)Notice to Registrar of any alteration of share capital under section 64 of the Act in e-Form no. SH-7
(iII)Application for approval of Central Government for change of name under section 13 of the Act in e-Form no. INC-24
(iv)One Person Company-Application for Conversion under section 18 of the Act in e-Form no. INC-6
(v)Conversion of public company into private company or private company into public company under sections 14 and 18 ofthe Act in e-Form no. INC-27
(vi)Intimation to Registrar of revocation/surrender of license issued under section 8 of the Act in e-Form no. INC-20
(vii)Return of deposits under sections 73 and 76 of the Act in e-Form no. DPT-3
(viii)Application to ROC for obtaining the status of dormant company under sub-section (1) of section 455 of the Act in e-Form no. MSC-1
(ix)Application for seeking status of active company under sub-section (5) of section 455 of the Act in e-Form no. MSC-4
(x)Letter of Offer under section 68 of the Act in form e-Form no. SH-8
(xi)Declaration of Solvency under sub-section (6) section 68 of the Act in e-Form no. SH-9
(xii)Return in respect of buy-back of Securities under sub-section 10 of section 68 of the Act in e-Form no. SH-11

(5) In case multiple applications, e-Forms or documents are filed at a time under sub-rule (4), then all the applications, e-Forms or documents shall be examined and decided by the Registrar of the Central Processing Center.

(6) Nothing in this rule shall confer any power on the Registrar of the Central Processing Center under section 399 of the Act in case of applications, e-Forms or documents filed under sub-rule (4), and the Registrar having territorial jurisdiction shall continue to exercise his powers under the said section.

Refer Circular 10/2014 To view the clarification ,Click Here
Substituted vide companies (Registration offices and FeesJ Second Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 07.05.2018 . To view the notification, Click Here
 Inserted vide the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 20.01.2018 to be effective from 26.01.2018 and substituted vide companies (Registration offices and Fees) Second Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 17.05.2018 . To view the notification,Click Here
Refer Notification G.S.R 122(E) dated 24th February,2015. To view the Notification ,Click Here
  1. The Form GNL-4 is revised vide MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023. To view the Notification, Click here. To view the revised Return, Click here.
  2. To view the Return,Click Here
Inserted vide MCA Notification dated 14.02.2024 regarding Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Amendment Rules, 2014. To view the notification, Click here.

Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Amendment Rules,2015 [GSR 122(E)] dated 24/02/2015


Companies (Registration offices and Fees) Second Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 07/05/2018


MCA Notification dated 14.02.2024 regarding Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Amendment Rules, 2024


MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023 regarding Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Amendment Rules, 2023.


General Circular 10/2014


Form GNL-4 – Substituted vide MCA Notification dated 20.01.2023


GNL-4 Form for filing addendum fo of defects or incompleteness


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