Section 378H Amendment of memorandum – Companies Act 2013

Section 378H of Companies Act 2013 as amended by Companies Amendment Act 2020. Provisions and rules related to Amendment of memorandum.

Amended and updated notes on section 378H of the Companies Act 2013 as amended by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020 and Company Rules made there under. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to Amendment of memorandum.

Chapter XXIA PART-II (Sections 378B to 378N) of the Companies Act 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to incorporation of producer companies and other matters. Section 378H of CA 2013 provides for Amendment of memorandum.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 378G (Articles of association) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 378H of the Companies Act 2013.

In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 1 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020 (29 of 2020), the Central Government appoints the 11th February, 2021 as the date on which the provisions of section 52 of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020 shall come into force.

Accordingly, the provisions of section 378H are effective from 11th February, 2021. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 644(E) dated 11-02-2021. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 378H 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.XXIA (PART-II)
Chapter NameIncorporation of Producer Companies and other matters
Section No.378H
Section NameAmendment of memorandum
Monthly Updated EditionCompany Law PDF

Section 378H: Amendment of memorandum

Section 378H(1) of Companies Act

A Producer Company shall not alter the conditions contained in its memorandum except in the cases, by the mode and to the extent for which express provision is made in this Act.

Section 378H(2) of Companies Act

A Producer Company may, by special resolution, not inconsistent with section 378B, alter its objects specified in its memorandum.

Section 378H(3) of Companies Act

A copy of the amended memorandum, together with a copy of the special resolution duly certified by two directors, shall be filed with the Registrar within thirty days from the date of adoption of any resolution referred to in sub-section (2):

Provided that in the case of transfer of the registered office of a Producer Company from the jurisdiction of one Registrar to another, certified copies of the special resolution certified by two directors shall be filed with both the Registrars within thirty days, and each Registrar shall record the same, and thereupon the Registrar from whose jurisdiction the office is transferred, shall forthwith forward to the other Registrar all documents relating to the Producer Company.

Section 378H(4) of Companies Act

The alteration of the provisions of memorandum relating to the change of the place of its registered office from one State to another shall not take effect unless it is approved by the Central Government on an application in such form and manner as may be prescribed.


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