Section 193 Contract by One Person Company – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 193 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to contract by One Person Company.

Amended and updated notes on section 193 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to contract by One Person Company.

Chapter XII (Sections 173195) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to meetings of board and its powers. Section 193 of CA 2013 provides for contract by One Person Company.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 192 (Restriction on non-cash transactions involving directors) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 193 of Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 193 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 193 of the Companies Act 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.XII
Chapter NameMeetings of Board and its Powers
Section No.193
Section NameContract by One Person Company
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Section 193 of Companies Act 2013: Contract by One Person Company

Section 193 shall come into force on 1st April, 2014 vide Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27.03.2014.

(1) Where One Person Company limited by shares or by guarantee enters into a contract with the sole member of the company who is also the director of the company, the company shall, unless the contract is in writing, ensure that the terms of the contract or offer are contained in a memorandum or are recorded in the minutes of the first meeting of the Board of Directors of the company held next after entering into contract:
Provided that nothing in this sub-section shall apply to contracts entered into by the company in the ordinary course of its business.

(2) The company shall inform the Registrar about every contract entered into by the company and recorded in the minutes of the meeting of its Board of Directors under sub-section (1) within a period of fifteen days of the date of approval by the Board of Directors.


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