9.4.3- Companies (Corporate Social Responsibility Policy) Rules, 2014
3. Corporate Social Responsibility. –
(1) Every company including its holding or subsidiary, and a foreign company defined under clause (42) of section 2 of the Act having its branch office or project office in India, which fulfills the criteria specified in sub-section (1) of section 135 of the Act shall comply with the provisions of section 135 of the Act and these rules:
Provided that net worth, turnover or net profit of a foreign company of the Act shall be computed in accordance with balance sheet and profit and loss account of such company prepared in accordance with the provisions of clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 381 and section 198 of the Act.
(2) Every company which ceases to be a company covered under sub-section (1) of section 135 of the Act for three consecutive financial years shall not be required to –
(a) constitute a CSR Committee; and
(b) comply with the provisions contained in sub-section (2) to (5) of the said section,till such time it meets the criteria specified in sub-section (1) of section 135.