Section 107 Voting by show of hands – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 107 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to voting by show of hands.

Amended and updated notes on section 107 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to voting by show of hands.

Chapter VII (Sections 88122) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to management and administration. Section 107 of CA 2013 provides for voting by show of hands.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 106 (Restriction on voting rights) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 107 of Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Management and Administration) Rules, 2014.

Section 107 of the Companies Act, 2013 has been notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) issued dated 12.09.2013. This notification shall come into force from 12th September, 2013 i.e. the commencement date of section 107 is 12-09-2013.

Name of ActThe Companies Act 2013
Enacted byParliament of India
Administered byMinistry of Corporate Affairs (MCA)
Number of Chapters29
Number of Sections484 (470-43+57)
Number of Schedules7
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Chapter No.VII
Chapter NameManagement and Administration
Section No.107
Section NameVoting by show of hands
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Section 107 of Companies Act 2013: Voting by show of hands

Section 107 shall come into force on 12th September, 2013 vide Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) dated 12.09.2013.

(1) At any general meeting, a resolution put to the vote of the meeting shall, unless a poll is demanded under section 109 or the voting is carried out electronically, be decided on a show of hands.

(2) A declaration by the Chairman of the meeting of the passing of a resolution or otherwise by show of hands under sub-section (1) and an entry to that effect in the books containing the minutes of the meeting of the company shall be conclusive evidence of the fact of passing of such resolution or otherwise.

Exception/ Modification/ Adaptation:

1) In case of Private company, section 107 shall apply unless otherwise specified in this section or the articles of the company provide otherwise. –Notification No. G.S.R. 464(E) dated 5th June, 2015.

2) Section 107 shall apply in case of a Specified IFSC public company, unless otherwise specified in the articles of the company. –Notification No. G.S.R. 08(E) dated 4th January, 2017.


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