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Loan and Advances to Employees


Ministry of Corporate Affairs on 10th March 2015 came out with a general circular 04/2015 regarding clarification with regard to Section 185 and 186 of the Companies Act 2013 on subject of loan and advances to employees.

The ministry say in circular:

“This Ministry has received a number of references seeking clarification on the applicability of provisions of section 186 of the Companies Act, 2013 relating to grant of loans and advances by Companies to their employees.”

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THE COMPANIES AMENDMENT BILL 2014: PART 2 OF 3


The Companies Amendment Bill 2014 has been introduced and passed in Lok Sabha recently. This blog post has intention to analyse proposed changes in the Companies Act 2013.

Most important massage, this amendment prepares a best case for drafting skill development programmes in India. I am reading here this Bill clause by clause. This will be a three part series and part 2 of 3 is present here.

To amend sub-section (1) of section 123 of the said Act to include provisions for writing off past losses/depreciation before declaring dividend for the year [Clause 10 of the Amendment Bill]

A forth proviso is being added to the effect that no company shall declare dividend unless carried over previous losses and depreciation not provided in previous year or years are set off against profit of the company for the current year.

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LOAN AND INVESTMENT


According to Section 185 of the Companies Act 2013, save as otherwise provided in this Act, no company shall, directly or indirectly, advance any loan, including any loan represented by a book debt, to any of its directors or to any other person in whom the director is interested or give any guarantee or provide any security in connection with any loan taken by him or such other person. We have discussed this Section earlier here.

Rule 10 of the Companies (Meetings of Board and its Powers) Rules 2014 exempt wholly owned subsidiary from the requirements of Section 185 when such loan is utilised for principal business activity of the subsidiary company.

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MCA Clarification on Section 185 (14 Feb 2014)


Ministry of corporate Affairs has issued a General Circular on 14th February 2014. My readers can download this Circular from MCA site link here.

We have already discussed Section 185 in one of the earlier post here.

The Section under discussion basically says, No company shall, directly or indirectly, advance any loan, including any loan represented by a book debt, to any of its directors or to any other person in whom the director is interested or give any guarantee or provide any security in connection with any loan taken by him or such other person.

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LOAN AND INVESTMENT


LOAN TO DIRECTORS, ETC. (SECTION 185):

No company shall, directly or indirectly, advance any loan, including any loan represented by a book debt, to any of its directors or to any other person in whom the director is interested or give any guarantee or provide any security in connection with any loan taken by him or such other person.

This provision shall not apply to –

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