Section 432 Right to legal representation – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 432 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to right to legal representation.

Amended and updated notes on section 432 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to right to legal representation.

Chapter XXVII (Sections 407434) 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 432 of CA 2013 provides for right to legal representation.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 431 (Vacancy in Tribunal or Appellate Tribunal not to invalidate acts or proceedings) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 432 of the Companies Act 2013.

The provisions of section 432 are effective from 1st June, 2016. You may refer Notification No. S.O. 1934(E) dated 1-06-2016. In this article, you will learn detail of the provisions of section 432 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.432
Section NameRight to legal representation
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Section 432 of Companies Act 2013: Right to legal representation

Section 432 shall come into force on 1st June, 2016 vide Notification No. S.O. 1934(E) issued dated 01.06.2016.

A party to any proceeding or appeal before the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be, may either appear in person or authorise one or more chartered accountants or company secretaries or cost accountants or legal practitioners or any other person to present his case before the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal, as the case may be.


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