Section 382 Display of name of foreign company – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 382 of Companies Act 2013. Provisions and rules related to display of name, etc., of foreign company.

Amended and updated notes on section 382 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to display of name, etc., of foreign company.

Chapter XXII (Section 379393) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to companies incorporated outside India. Section 382 of CA 2013 provides for display of name, etc., of foreign company.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 381 (Accounts of foreign company) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 382 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 382 are effective from 12th September, 2013. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) issued dated 12-09-2013. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 382 the Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Registration of Foreign Companies) Rules, 2014.

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.XXII
Chapter NameAccounts of Companies
Section No.382
Section NameDisplay of name, etc., of foreign company
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Section 382 of Companies Act 2013: Display of name, etc., of foreign company

Section 382 shall come into force on 12th September, 2013 vide Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) dated 12.09.2013.

Every foreign company shall—

  • (a) conspicuously exhibit on the outside of every office or place where it carries on business in India, the name of the company and the country in which it is incorporated, in letters easily legible in English characters, and also in the characters of the language or one of the languages in general use in the locality in which the office or place is situate;
  • (b) cause the name of the company and of the country in which the company is incorporated, to be stated in legible English characters in all business letters, billheads and letter paper, and in all notices, and other official publications of the company; and
  • (c) if the liability of the members of the company is limited, cause notice of that fact—
    • (i) to be stated in every such prospectus issued and in all business letters, bill-heads, letter paper, notices, advertisements and other official publications of the company, in legible English characters; and
    • (ii) to be conspicuously exhibited on the outside of every office or place where it carries on business in India, in legible English characters and also in legible characters of the language or one of the languages in general use in the locality in which the office or place is situate.


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