Section 83 Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company – Companies Act 2013

Amended and updated notes on section 83 of Companies Act 2013. Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation.

Amended and updated notes on section 83 of Companies Act 2013. Detail discussion on provisions and rules related to power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company.

Chapter VI (Sections 7787) of the Companies Act, 2013 (CA 2013) deals with the provisions related to registration of charges. Section 83 of CA 2013 provides for power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company.

Recently, we have discussed in detail section 82 (Company to report satisfaction of charge) of CA 2013. Today, we learn the provisions of section 83 of Companies Act 2013 read with the Companies (Registration of Charges) Rules, 2014.

Section 83 of the Companies Act, 2013 has been notified by the Ministry of Corporate Affairs (MCA) vide Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27.03.2014. This notification shall come into force from 1st April, 2014 i.e. the commencement date of section 83 is 1-04-2014.

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.VI
Chapter NameRegistration of Charges
Section No.83
Section NamePower of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company
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Section 83 of Companies Act 2013: Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company

Section 83 shall come into force on 1st April, 2014 vide Notification No. S.O. 902(E) issued dated 27.03.2014.

(1) The Registrar may, on evidence being given to his satisfaction with respect to any registered charge, —

  • (a) that the debt for which the charge was given has been paid or satisfied in whole or in part; or
  • (b) that part of the property or undertaking charged has been released from the charge or has ceased to form part of the company’s property or undertaking, enter in the register of charges a memorandum of satisfaction in whole or in part, or of the fact that part of the property or undertaking has been released from the charge or has ceased to form part of the company’s property or undertaking, as the case may be, notwithstanding the fact that no intimation has been received by him from the company.

(2) The Registrar shall inform the affected parties within thirty days of making the entry in the register of charges kept under sub-section (1) of section 81.


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