Section 407 Definitions – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 407 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to definitions.

Amended and updated notes on section 407 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to definitions.

Chapter XXVII (Sections 407-434) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal i.e. NCLT and NCLAT. Section 407 of CA 2013 provides for definitions.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 406 (Provision relating to Nidhis and its application, etc.) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 407 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 407 are effective from 12th September, 2013. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) dated 12-09-2013. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 407 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.XXVII
Chapter NameNational Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal
Section No.407
Section NameDefinitions
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Section 407 of Companies Act 2013: Definitions

Section 407 shall come into force on 12th September, 2013 vide Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) dated 12.09.2013.

In this Chapter, unless the context otherwise requires, —

  • (a) “Chairperson” means the Chairperson of the Appellate Tribunal;
  • (b) “Judicial Member” means a member of the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal appointed as such and includes the President or the Chairperson, as the case may be;
  • (c) “Member” means a member, whether Judicial or Technical of the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal and includes the President or the Chairperson, as the case may be;
  • (d) “President” means the President of the Tribunal;
  • (e) “Technical Member” means a member of the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal appointed as such.


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