Power to close register of members or debenture holders or other security holders



Posted on 17-04-2016        By ADMIN



Power to close register of members or debenture holders or other security holders- Section 91 of the Companies Act, 2013 says about the closing of the register of members. The provision lays down that- 

(i) Closing of register of members, debenture holders or other security holder by giving previous notice- A company may close the register of members or the register of debenture-holders or the register of other security holders for any period or periods not exceeding in the aggregate forty-five days in each year, but not exceeding thirty days at any one time, subject to giving of previous notice of at least seven days or such lesser period as may be specified by Securities and Exchange Board for listed companies or the companies which intend to get their securities listed, in such manner as may be prescribed. 

(ii) If the register of members or of debenture-holders or of other security holders is closed without giving the notice or after giving shorter notice than that so provided, or for a continuous or an aggregate period in excess of the limits specified above, the company and every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of 5,000/- for every day subject to a maximum of one lakh rupees during which the register is kept closed. 



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