Section 356 Powers of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 356 of Companies Act 2013. Provisions and rules related to powers of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void.

Amended and updated notes on section 356 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to powers of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void.

Chapter XX (Section 270365) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to winding up. Section 356 of CA 2013 provides for powers of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 355 (Court, tribunal or person, etc., before whom affidavit may be sworn) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 356 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 356 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 356 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.356
Section NamePowers of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void
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Section 356 of Companies Act 2013: Powers of Tribunal to declare dissolution of company void

Section 356 shall come into force on 15th December, 2016 vide Notification No. S.O. 3677(E) dated 07.12.2016.

(1) Where a company has been dissolved, whether in pursuance of this Chapter or of section 232 or otherwise, the Tribunal may at any time within two years of the date of the dissolution, on application by the Company Liquidator of the company or by any other person who appears to the Tribunal to be interested, make an order, upon such terms as the Tribunal thinks fit, declaring the dissolution to be void, and thereupon such proceedings may be taken as if the company had not been dissolved.

(2) It shall be the duty of the Company Liquidator or the person on whose application the order was made, within thirty days after the making of the order or such further time as the Tribunal may allow, to file a certified copy of the order with the Registrar who shall register the same, and if the Company Liquidator or the person fails so to do, the Company Liquidator or the person shall be punishable with fine which may extend to ten thousand rupees for every day during which the default continues.

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