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DECLARATION OF NIDHI


On 31st July 2019, the Companies Amendment Act, 2019 was notified. The Companies Amendment Act, 2017 is still being implemented. Earlier, the Notification S.O. 2269 (E) dated 1st July 2019 appointed 15th August 2019 as the date on which the provisions of section 81 of the said Act shall come into force. Accordingly, on this 15th August 2019, Section 406 of the Companies Act, 2013 stand replaced by another old school enactment of the law. Brief Discussion on U-turns.

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NIDHI COMPANIES UNDER COMPANIES LAW


Nidhi is a special class of companies under the Companies Act 2013. Sub – Section (1) of Section 406 define Nidhi. “Nidhi” means a company which has been incorporated as a Nidhi with the object of cultivating the habit of thrift and savings amongst its members, receiving deposits from, and lending to, its members only, for their mutual benefit, and which complies with such rules as are prescribed by the Central Government for regulation of such class of companies.

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GOVERNANCE PROVISIONS FOR NIDHI COMPANIES


Rules relating to Directors [Rule 17]

The Director shall be a member of Nidhi.

The Director of a Nidhi shall hold office for a term up to ten consecutive years on the Board of Nidhi.

The Director shall be eligible for re-appointment only after the expiration of two years of ceasing to be a Director.

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LOAN BY NIDHI COMPANIES


Today, we will discuss loan given by Nidhi Companies.

Loans [Rule 15]

A Nidhi shall provide loans only to its members.

The loans given by a Nidhi to a member shall be subject to the following limits, namely:.

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DEPOSITS BY NIDHI COMPANIES


In this post we will discuss deposits accepted Nidhi companies.

Branches [Rule 10]

A Nidhi may open branches, only if it has earned net profits after tax continuously during the preceding three financial years.

A Nidhi may open up to three branches within the district.

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NIDHI COMPANIES


Nidhi Companies, as defined in Section 406 of the companies Act 2013 was discussed earlier here.

“Nidhi” means a company which has been incorporated as a Nidhi with the object of cultivating the habit of thrift and savings amongst its members, receiving deposits from, and lending to, its members only, for their mutual benefit, and which complies with such rules as are prescribed by the Central Government for regulation of such class of companies. [Section 406 of the Companies Act 2013]

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