Section 280 Jurisdiction of Tribunal – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 280 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to jurisdiction of Tribunal.

Amended and updated notes on section 280 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to jurisdiction of Tribunal.

Chapter XX (Section 270365) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to winding up. Section 280 of CA 2013 provides for jurisdiction of Tribunal.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 279 (Stay of suits, etc., on winding up order) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 280 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 280 are effective from 15th December, 2016. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 3677(E) issued dated 7-12-2016. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 280 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.XX
Chapter NameWinding Up
Section No.280
Section NameJurisdiction of Tribunal
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Section 280 of Companies Act 2013: Jurisdiction of Tribunal

Section 280 shall come into force on 15th December, 2016 vide Notification No. S.O. 3677(E) dated 07.12.2016.

The Tribunal shall, notwithstanding anything contained in any other law for the time being in force, have jurisdiction to entertain, or dispose of, —

  • (a) any suit or proceeding by or against the company;
  • (b) any claim made by or against the company, including claims by or against any of its branches in India;
  • (c) any application made under section 233;
  • (d) any question of priorities or any other question whatsoever, whether of law or facts, including those relating to assets, business, actions, rights, entitlements, privileges, benefits, duties, responsibilities, obligations or in any matter arising out of, or in relation to winding up of the company,

whether such suit or proceeding has been instituted, or is instituted, or such claim or question has arisen or arises or such application has been made or is made or such scheme has been submitted, or is submitted, before or after the order for the winding up of the company is made.


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