Section 378L Vesting of undertaking in Producer Company – Companies Act 2013

Section 378L of Companies Act 2013 amended by Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020. Provisions for Vesting of undertaking in Producer Company.

Amended and updated notes on section 378L 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 Vesting of undertaking in Producer Company.

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 378L of CA 2013 provides for Vesting of undertaking in Producer Company.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 378K (Effect of incorporation of Producer Company) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 378L 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 378L 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 378L 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.378L
Section NameVesting of undertaking in Producer Company
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Section 378L: Vesting of undertaking in Producer Company

Section 378L(1) of Companies Act

All properties and assets, movable and immovable, of, or belonging to, the inter-State co-operative society as on the date of transformation, shall vest in the Producer Company.

Section 378L(2) of Companies Act

All the rights, debts, liabilities, interests, privileges and obligations of the inter-State co-operative society as on the date of transformation shall stand transferred to, and be the rights, debts, liabilities, interests, privileges and obligations of, the Producer Company.

Section 378L(3) of Companies Act

Without prejudice to the provisions contained in sub-section (2), all debts, liabilities and obligations incurred, all contracts entered into and all matters and things engaged to be done by, with or for, the society as on the date of transformation for or in connection with their purposes, shall be deemed to have been incurred, entered into, or engaged to be done by, with or for, the Producer Company.

Section 378L(4) of Companies Act

All sums of money due to the inter-State co-operative society immediately before the date of transformation, shall be deemed to be due to the Producer Company.

Section 378L(5) of Companies Act

Every organisation, which was being managed immediately before the date of transformation by the inter-State co-operative society shall be managed by the Producer Company for such period, to such extent and in such manner as the circumstances may require.

Section 378L(6) of Companies Act

Every organisation which was getting financial, managerial or technical assistance from the inter-State co-operative society, immediately before the date of transformation, may continue to be given financial, managerial or technical assistance, as the case may be, by the Producer Company, for such period, to such extent and in such manner as that company may deem fit.

Section 378L(7) of Companies Act

The amount representing the capital of the erstwhile inter-State co-operative society shall form part of the capital of the Producer Company.

Section 378L(8) of Companies Act

Any reference to the inter-State co-operative society in any law other than this Act or in any contract or other instrument, shall be deemed to be reference to the Producer Company.

Section 378L(9) of Companies Act

If, on the date of transformation, there is pending any suit, arbitration, appeal or other legal proceeding of whatever nature by or against the inter-State co-operative society, the same shall not abate, be discontinued or be in any way prejudicially affected by reason of the incorporation of the Producer Company under section 378C or transformation of the inter-State co-operative society as a Producer Company under section 378J, as the case may be, but the suit, arbitration, appeal or other proceeding, may be continued, prosecuted and enforced by or against the Producer Company in the same manner and to the same extent as it would have, or may have been continued, prosecuted and enforced by or against the inter-State co-operative society as if the provisions contained in this Chapter had not come into force


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