valid as on 11/07/2024

Section 249. Restrictions on making application under section 248 in certain situations
Effective from 26.12.2016

(1) An application under sub-section (2) of section 248 on behalf of a  shall not be made if, at any time in the previous three months, the company—

(a) has changed its name or shifted its registered office from one State to another;

(b) has made a disposal for value of property or rights held by it, immediately before cesser of trade or otherwise carrying on of business, for the purpose of disposal for gain in the normal course of trading or otherwise carrying on of business;

(c) has engaged in any other activity except the one which is necessary or expedient for the purpose of making an application under that section, or deciding whether to do so or concluding the affairs of the company, or complying with any statutory requirement;

(d) has made an application to the for the sanctioning of a compromise or arrangement and the matter has not been finally concluded; or

(e) is being wound up under Chapter XX, whether voluntarily or by the Tribunal.

(2) If a company files an application under sub-section (2) of section 248 in violation of sub-section (1), it shall be punishable with fine which may extend to one lakh rupees.

(3) An application filed under sub-section (2) of section 248 shall be withdrawn by the company or rejected by the as soon as conditions under sub-section (1) are brought to his notice.

 2(20) Company means a company incorporated under this Act or under any previous company law
2(90) Tribunal means the National Company Law Tribunal constituted under section 408
Substituted vide The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016. To view the amendment,Click Here
2(75) Registrar means a Registrar, an Additional Registrar, a Joint Registrar, a Deputy Registrar or an Assistant Registrar, having the duty of registering companies and discharging various functions under this Act

Amendments to Companies Act, 2013 vide Eleventh Schedule of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Enforcement Notification [S.O 4167 (E)] dated 26/01/2016



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