Section 50 Company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 50 of Companies Act 2013. Provisions and rules for company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up.

Amended and updated notes on section 50 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up.

Chapter IV (Sections 4372) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to share capital and debentures. Section 50 of CA 2013 provides for company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 49 (Calls on shares of same class to be made on uniform basis) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 50 of Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Share Capital and Debentures) Rules, 2014.

Section 50 of the Companies Act, 2013 has been notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) issued dated 12.09.2013. This notification was come into force from 12th September, 2013 i.e. the commencement date of section 50 is 12-09-2013.

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.IV
Chapter NameShare Capital and Debentures
Section No.50
Section NameCompany to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up
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Section 50 of Companies Act 2013: Company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up

Section 50 shall come into force on 12th September, 2013 vide Notification No. S.O. 2754(E) dated 12.09.2013.

(1) A company may, if so authorised by its articles, accept from any member, the whole or a part of the amount remaining unpaid on any shares held by him, even if no part of that amount has been called up.

(2) A member of the company limited by shares shall not be entitled to any voting rights in respect of the amount paid by him under sub-section (1) until that amount has been called up.

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