Section 155 Prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 155 of Companies Act 2013. Not allowed to obtain or possess more than one DIN i.e. Director Identification Number.

Amended and updated notes on section 155 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number.

Chapter XI (Sections 149172) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to appointment and qualifications of directors. Section 155 of CA 2013 provides for prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 154 (Allotment of Director Identification Number) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 155 of Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 155 are effective from 1-April-2014. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27-03-2014. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 155 of the Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014.

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.XI
Chapter NameAppointment and Qualifications of Directors
Section No.155
Section NameProhibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number
Monthly Updated EditionCompany Law PDF

Section 155 of Companies Act 2013: Prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number

Section 155 shall come into force on 1st April, 2014 vide Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27.03.2014.

No individual, who has already been allotted a Director Identification Number under section 154, shall apply for, obtain or possess another Director Identification Number.


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