Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
New Delhi, the 16th October, 2019
G.S.R. 793(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 469 of the
Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the
Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014, namely: -
1. Short title and Commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Incorporation) Eighth Amendment
(2) They shall come into force from the date of publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014 (herein after referred to as the said rules),
I. in rule 8A, in sub-rule(1), in clause (b), the words and figure “or applicant for registration,”, shall be omitted.
II. in rule 25A,-
in sub-rule (1), in the fourth proviso, for the item (iii), the following shall be substituted, namely.-
“(iii) DIR-12 (changes in Director except in case of:
(a) cessation of any director or
(b) appointment of directors in such company where the total number of directors are less than the minimum number
provided in clause (a) of sub-section (1) of section 149 on account of disqualification of all or any of the director under
(c) appointment of any director in such company where DINs of all or any its director(s) have been deactivated.
(d) appointment of director(s) for implementation of the order passed by the Court or Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal
under the provisions of this Act or under the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016).”.
III. In the said rule 28, after sub-rule (1), the following rules shall be inserted, namely.-
“(2) The Regional Director shall examine the application referred to in sub-rule (1) and the application may be put up for
orders without hearing and the order either approving or rejecting the application shall be passed within fifteen days of
the receipt of application complete in all respects.
(3) The certified copy of order of the Regional Director, approving the alternation of memorandum for transfer of
registered office company within the same State, shall be filed in Form No.INC-28 along with fee with the Registrar of
State within thirty days from the date of receipt of certified copy of the order.”.