Indian Bare Acts

The Companies Act, 1956

Title : The Companies Act, 1956

Year : 1956

Sec186    -     Power of Company Law Board to order meeting to be called.

    (1) If for any reason it is impracticable to call a meeting of a company, other than an annual general meeting, in any manner in which meetings of the company may be called, or to hold or conduct the meeting of the company in the manner prescribed by this Act or the articles, the Company Law Board may, either of its own motion or on the application of any director of the company, or of any member of the company who would be entitled to vote at the meeting,

      (a) order a meeting of the company to be called, held and conducted in such manner as the Company Law Board thinks fit ; and

      (b) give such ancillary or consequential directions as the Company Law Board thinks expedient, including directions modifying or supplementing in relation to the calling, holding and conducting of the meeting, the operation of the provisions of this Act and of the companys articles.

      Explanation: The directions that may be given under this sub-section may include a direction that one member of the company present in person or by proxy shall be deemed to constitute a meeting.

    (2) Any meeting called, held and conducted in accordance with any such order shall, for all purposes, be deemed to be a meeting of the company duly called, held and conducted.


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