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26.1.23 Nidhi Rules, 2014

23. Power to enforce compliance.—(1) For the purposes of enforcing compliance with these rules, the Registrar of companies may call for such information or returns from Nidhi as he deems necessary and may engage the services of chartered accountants, company secretaries in practice, cost accountants, or any firm thereof from time to time for
assisting him in the discharge of his duties.

(2) In respect of any Nidhi which has violated these rules or has failed to function in terms of the Memorandum and Articles of Association, the  concerned Regional Director may appoint a Special Officer to take over the management of Nidhi and such Special Officer shall function as per the guidelines given by  such Regional Director:

Provided that an opportunity of being heard shall be given to the concerned Nidhi by the  Regional Director before appointing any Special Officer.

Every company referred to in clause (b) of rule 2 and every Nidhi incorporated under the Act, before the commencement of Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019, shall also get itself declared as such in accordance with rule 3A within a period of one year from the date of its incorporation or within a period of six months from the date of commencement of Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019, whichever is later:

Provided that in case a company does not comply with the requirements of this rule, it shall not be allowed to file Form No. SH-7 (Notice to Registrar of any alteration of share capital) and Form PAS- 3 (Return of Allotment).

Every company referred in clause (a) of rule 2 shall file alongwith fees as per the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014 for updating its status:

Provided that no fees shall be charged under this rule for filing Form NDH-4, in case it is filed within six month of the commencement of Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019:

Provided further that, in case a company does not comply with the requirements of this rule, it shall not be allowed to file Form No. SH-7 (Notice to Registrar of any alteration of share capital) and Form PAS-3 (Return of Allotment).

Substituted vide the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Substituted vide the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Substituted vide the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Inserted vide the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
Inserted vide the Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019. To view the Notification, Click Here.
To view the Return, Click Here.

The Nidhi (Amendment) Rules, 2019 dated 01.07.2019 w.e.f., 15.08.2019


Form NDH-4 w.e.f., 15.08.2019


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