Government of India delegates its powers time to time to subordinate offices for better implementation of law. Section 458 of the Companies Act, 2016 confers power of such power of delegation in relation to the provision under the Act to the Government of India. Government of India issued notification S.O. 4090(E) dated 19th December 2016 regarding delegation of powers to Regional Directors, which came into effect from that date.
POWER OF CENTRAL GOVERNMENT TO DIRECT COMPANIES TO FURNISH INFORMATION OR STATISTICS (SECTION 405):
The Central Government may by order companies generally or any company or class of company to furnish any information or statistic with regard to constitution or working of the company within a time specified in the order.
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On 30th August 2013 (Bhadrapada 8, 1935 Saka), Ministry of Law and Justice issued a notification regarding the Companies Act, 2013 immediately after it received assent of President of India. Only section 1 of the Act of 2013 came into effect from that day. Section 1 as usual deals with short title, Extent, commencement and application.
Earlier Act of 1956 was applicable to whole of India with some modification related to Indian State of Nagaland, but not applicable Indian state of Sikkim. Act of 2013 is applicable to whole of India including Sikkim and without any exception to any state. Sub – section 4 of Section 1 of Act of 2013 lists out some exception regarding particular classes of companies. However, Act of 2013 is not made effective to Sikkim as on 12th September 2013.
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