Section 302 Dissolution of company by Tribunal – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 302 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to dissolution of company by Tribunal.

Amended and updated notes on section 302 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to dissolution of company by Tribunal.

Chapter XX (Section 270365) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to winding up. Section 302 of CA 2013 provides for dissolution of company by Tribunal.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 301 (Arrest of person trying to leave India or abscond) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 302 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 302 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 302 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.302
Section NameDissolution of company by Tribunal
Monthly Updated EditionCompany Law PDF

Section 302 of Companies Act 2013: Dissolution of company by Tribunal

Section 302 shall come into force on 15th December, 2016 vide Notification No. S.O. 3677(E) dated 07.12.2016.

(1) When the affairs of a company have been completely wound up, the Company Liquidator shall make an application to the Tribunal for dissolution of such company.

(2) The Tribunal shall on an application filed by the Company Liquidator under sub-section (1) or when the Tribunal is of the opinion that it is just and reasonable in the circumstances of the case that an order for the dissolution of the company should be made, make an order that the company be dissolved from the date of the order, and the company shall be dissolved accordingly.

(3) A copy of the order shall, within thirty days from the date thereof, be forwarded by the Company Liquidator to the Registrar who shall record in the register relating to the company a minute of the dissolution of the company.

(4) If the Company Liquidator makes a default in forwarding a copy of the order within the period specified in sub-section (3), the Company Liquidator shall be punishable with fine which may extend to five thousand rupees for every day during which the default continues.


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