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The Companies Act, 1956

Title : The Companies Act, 1956

Year : 1956

Sec561   -     Application of Act to companies formed andregistered under previous companies laws.

    This Act shall apply to existing companies as follows:-

      (a) in the case of a limited company other than a company limited by guarantee, this Act shall apply in the same manner as if the company had been formed and registered under this Act as a company limited by shares;

      (b) in the case of a company limited by guarantee, this Act shall apply in the same manner as if the company had been formed and registered under this Act as a company limited by guarantee; and

      (c) in the case of a company other than a limited company, this Act shall apply in the same manner as if the company had been formed and registered under this Act as an unlimited company:

      Provided that -

        (i) nothing in Table A in Schedule I shall apply to a company formed and registered under Act 19 of 1857 and Act 7 of 1860 or either of them, or under the Indian Companies Act, 1866 (10 of 1866) or the Indian Companies Act, 1882 (6 of 1882);

        (ii) reference, express or implied, to the date of registration shall be construed as a reference to the date at which the company was registered under the previous companies law concerned.

 

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