valid as on 14/10/2019

Section 201. Forms of, and procedure in relation to, certain applications
Effective from 01-04-2014

(1) Every application made to the Central Government under this Chapter shall be in such

(2)  (a) Before any application is made by a company to the Central Government under any of the sections aforesaid, there shall be issued by or on behalf of the company a general notice to the thereof, indicating the nature of the application proposed to be made.

(b) Such notice shall be published at least once in a newspaper in the principal language of the district in which the registered office of the company is situate and circulating in that district, and at least once in English in an English newspaper circulating in that district.

(c) The copies of the notices, together with a certificate by the company as to the due publication thereof, shall be attached to the application

Substituted vide Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 dated 03.01.2018, effective from 12.09.2018. To view the notification,Click Here
Refer rule 7 and Form No MR 2 of  Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules,2014. To view the rule,Click Here
Substituted vide Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 dated 03.01.2018 effective from 12.09.2018. To view the notification,Click Here
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

13.1.7-Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Rules,2014

7. Fees.-

(1) Every application made to the Central Government under the provisions of Chapter XIII shall be made in and shall be accompanied by fee as may be specified for the purpose.

The companies other than listed companies and subsidiary of a listed company may without Central Government approval pay remuneration to its managerial personnel, in the event of no profit or inadequate profit beyond ceiling specified in Section II,Part II of Schedule V,subject to complying with the following conditions namely:-

(i) payment of remuneration is approved by a resolution passed by the Board and, in the case of a company covered under sub-section (1) of section 178 also by the Nomination and Remuneration Committee, if any, and while doing so record in writing the clear reason and justification for payment of remuneration beyond the said limit;
(ii) the company has not made any default in repayment of any of its debts (including public deposits) or debentures or interest payable thereon preference shares and dividend on preference shares for a continuous period of thirty days in the preceding financial year before the date of payment to such managerial personnel;
(iii) the approval of shareholders by way of a special resolution at a general meeting of the company for payment of remuneration for a period not exceeding three years;
(iv) a statement along-with a notice calling the general meeting referred to clause (iii) of sub-rule (2) above, shall contain the information as per sub clause (iv) of second proviso to clause (B) of section II of part-II of Schedule V of the Act including reasons and justification for payment of remuneration beyond the said limit;
(v) the company has filed Balance Sheet and Annual Return which are due to be filed with the Registrar of Companies.

(3) Every such application seeking approval shall be made to the Central Government within a period of ninety days from the date of such appointment.

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 Omitted vide Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Amendment Rules, 20 18 dated 12th September,2018. To view the notification Click Here

Commencement Notification dated 12th September 2018


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


The Companies (Amendment) Act, 2017 (Effective from 03.01.2018)


Form No. MR.2 [Form is Substituted vide Companies (Appointment and Remuneration of Managerial Personnel) Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 12.09.2018]


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