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Declaration by Significant Beneficial Owner

The law stated in this post is valid from 8th February 2019. The earlier post on the subject here was valid from 14th June 2018 till 7th February 2019.

Section 90 of the Companies Act 2013 substituted by a new set of law by the Companies Amendment Act, 2017 with effect from 13th June 2018. It is a drastic change to understand and need urgent attention for all companies. Amended Section 90 and rules made thereunder has already been notified with effect from 13th June 2018 and 14th June 2018. However, the Companies Amendment Ordinance, 2018 as well as The Companies Amendment Act, 2019 amended Section 90 with effect from 2nd November 2018.  Thereafter, the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Amendment Rules, 2019 amended the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules, 2018 with effect from 8th February 2019. In last post here, we discussed what constitutes Significant Beneficial Ownership under the amended law.  In this post, we will discuss the declaration, register and return of Significant Beneficial Ownership.

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