Indian Bare Acts

The Companies Act, 1956

Title : The Companies Act, 1956

Year : 1956

Sec 55A    -    Powersof Securities and Exchange Board of India  


The provisions contained in sections 55 to 58, 59 to 84, 108, 109, 110, 112, 113, 116, 117, 118, 119, 120, 121, 122, 206, 206A and 207, so far as they relate to issue and transfer of securities and non-payment of dividend shall -


in case of listed public companies;


in case of those public companies which intend to get their securities listed on any recognised stock exchange in India,


be administered by the Securities and Exchange Board of India; and


in any other case, be administered by the Central Government.


Explanation - For removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that all powers relating to all other matters including the matters relating to prospectus, statement in lieu of prospectus, return of allotment, issue of shares and redemption of irredeemable preference shares shall be exercised by the Central Government, Company Law Board or the Registrar of Companies, as the case may be.


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