Section 400 Electronic form to be exclusive, alternative or in addition to physical form – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 400 of Companies Act 2013. Provisions for electronic form to be exclusive, alternative or in addition to physical form.

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Amended and updated notes on section 400 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to electronic form to be exclusive, alternative or in addition to physical form.

Chapter XXIV (Section 396404) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to registration offices and fees. Section 400 of CA 2013 provides for electronic form to be exclusive, alternative or in addition to physical form.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 399 (Inspection, production and evidence of documents kept by Registrar) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 400 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 400 are effective from 1st April, 2014. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27-03-2014. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 400 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.XXIV
Chapter NameRegistration offices and fees
Section No.400
Section NameElectronic form to be exclusive, alternative or in addition to physical form
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Section 400 of Companies Act 2013: Electronic form to be exclusive, alternative or in addition to physical form

Section 400 shall come into force on 1st April, 2014 vide Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27.03.2014.

The Central Government may also provide in the rules made under section 398 and section 399 that the electronic form for the purposes specified in these sections shall be exclusive, or in the alternative or in addition to the physical form, therefor.


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