Section 157 Company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 157 of Companies Act 2013. Provisions related to company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar.

Amended and updated notes on section 157 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar.

Chapter XI (Sections 149172) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to appointment and qualifications of directors. Section 157 of CA 2013 provides for company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 156 (Director to intimate Director Identification Number) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 157 of Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 157 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 157 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.157
Section NameCompany to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar
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Section 157 of Companies Act 2013: Company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar

Section 157 shall come into force on 1st April, 2014 vide Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27.03.2014.

(1) Every company shall, within fifteen days of the receipt of intimation under section 156, furnish the Director Identification Number of all its directors to the Registrar or any other officer or authority as may be specified by the Central Government with such fees as may be prescribed or with such additional fees as may be prescribed and every such intimation shall be furnished in such form and manner as may be prescribed.

(2) If any company fails to furnish the Director Identification Number under sub-section (1), such company shall be liable to a penalty of twenty-five thousand rupees and in case of continuing failure, with a further penalty of one hundred rupees for each day after the first during which such failure continues, subject to a maximum of one lakh rupees, and every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of not less than twenty-five thousand rupees and in case of continuing failure, with a further penalty of one hundred rupees for each day after the first during which such failure continues, subject to a maximum of one lakh rupees.


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