In a rare gesture, Ministry of Corporate Affairs notified two orders for Removal of Difficulty on same date. I have no legal understanding for the requirement of two separate orders, except little drafting hurdle of combined order for its statement of reason or preamble.
Now, we will discuss both orders here.
Even though, Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2015 is placed along with Removal of difficulty orders, both are complete of different genre.
Companies (Auditor’s Report) Order, 2015 is issued in exercise of powers conferred by Section 143(11). The Central Government may, in consultation with the National Financial Reporting Authority, by general or special order, direct, in respect of such class or description of companies, as may be specified in the order, that the auditor’s report shall also include a statement on such matters as may be specified therein. National Financial Reporting Authority under Section 132 is not yet constituted and this order is issued after consultation with the Institute of chartered Accountants of India. [I am not commenting on Legal status of the Order. However, it may be enough if a Removal of Difficulty order issued simultaneously.]