17.1.3-Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Rules, 2017
3. Eligibility for registered valuers.
(a) is a valuer member of a registered valuers organisation;
Explanation.─ For the purposes of this clause, “a valuer member” is a member of a registered valuers organisation who possesses the requisite educational qualifications and experience for being registered as a valuer;
(b) is recommended by the registered valuers organisation of which he is a valuer member for registration as a valuer;
(c) has passed the valuation examination under rule 5 within three years preceding the date of making an application for registration under rule 6;
(d) possesses the qualifications and experience as specified in rule 4;
(e) is not a minor;
(f) has not been declared to be of unsound mind;
(g) is not an undischarged bankrupt, or has not applied to be adjudicated as a bankrupt;
(h) is a person resident in India;
Explanation.─ For the purposes of these rules ‘person resident in India’ shall have the same meaning as defined in clause (v) of section 2 of the Foreign Exchange Management Act, 1999 (42 of 1999) as far as it is applicable to an individual;
(i) has not been convicted by any competent court for an offence punishable with imprisonment for a term exceeding six months or for an offence involving moral turpitude, and a period of five years has not elapsed from the date of expiry of the sentence:
Provided that if a person has been convicted of any offence and sentenced in respect thereof to imprisonment for a period of seven years or more, he shall not be eligible to be registered;
(j) has not been levied a penalty under section 271J of Income-tax Act, 1961 (43 of 1961) and time limit for filing appeal before Commissioner of Income-tax (Appeals) or Income-tax Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be has expired, or such penalty has been confirmed by Income-tax Appellate Tribunal, and five years have not elapsed after levy of such penalty; and
(k) is a fit and proper person:
Explanation.─ For determining whether an individual is a fit and proper person under these rules, the may take account of any relevant consideration, including but not limited to the following criteria-
(i) integrity, reputation and character,
(ii) absence of convictions and restraint orders, and
(iii) competence and financial solvency.
(2) No partnership entity or company shall be eligible to be a registered valuer if
(a) it has been set up for objects other than for rendering professional or financial services, including valuation services and that in the case of a company, it is a subsidiary, joint venture or associate of another company or body corporate;
(b) it is undergoing an insolvency resolution or is an undischarged bankrupt;
(d) three or all the partners or directors, whichever is lower, of the partnership entity or company, as the case may be, are not registered valuers; or
(e) none of its partners or directors, as the case may be, is a registered valuer for the asset class, for the valuation of which it seeks to be a registered valuer.
that the partnership entity or company, already registered as valuers, on the date of commencement of the Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Amendment Rules, 2022, shall comply within six months of such commencement with the conditions specified under this clause.
Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Amendment Rules, 2022 dated 21.11.2022
The Companies (Registered Valuers and Valuation) Fourth Amendment Rules, 2018 dated 13.11.2018