Indian Bare Acts

The Companies Act, 1956

Title : The Companies Act, 1956

Year : 1956

Sec162    -     Penalty and interpretation.

    (1) If a company fails to comply with any of the provisions contained in section 159, 160, or 161, the company, and every officer of the company who is in default, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five hundred rupees for every day during which the default continues.

    (2) For the purposes of this section and sections 159, 160, and 161, the expressions " officer " and " director " shall include any person in accordance with whose directions or instructions the Board of directors of the company is accustomed to act.

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