Section 378S Matters to be transacted at general meeting – Companies Act 2013

Section 378S of Companies Act 2013 amended by Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020. Provisions related to Matters transacted at general meeting.

Amended and updated notes on section 378S 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 Matters to be transacted at general meeting.

Chapter XXIA PART-III (Sections 378O to 378Z) of the Companies Act 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to management of producer company. Section 378S of CA 2013 provides for Matters to be transacted at general meeting.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 378R (Powers and functions of Board) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 378S 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 378S 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 378S 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-III)
Chapter NameManagement of Producer Company
Section No.378S
Section NameMatters to be transacted at general meeting
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Section 378S: Matters to be transacted at general meeting

The Board of Directors of a Producer Company shall exercise the following powers on behalf of that Company, and it shall do so only by means of resolutions passed at the annual general meeting of its Members, namely:—

  • (a) approval of budget and adoption of annual accounts of the Producer Company;
  • (b) approval of patronage bonus;
  • (c) issue of bonus shares;
  • (d) declaration of limited return and decision on the distribution of patronage;
  • (e) specify the conditions and limits of loans that may be given by the Board to any director; and
  • (f) approval of any transaction of the nature as is to be reserved in the articles for approval by the Members.


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