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Jurisdiction of Courts in company matters

The Court having jurisdiction under the Companies Act 2013 shall be –
  1. High Court having jurisdiction in relation to the place at which the registered office of the company concerned is situated, except to the extent it is falling under the jurisdiction of district court or district courts subordinate to that High Court as mentioned below;
  2. District court, in cases where Central Government has, by notification, empowered any district court to exercise all or any of the jurisdictions conferred upon the High Court, within the scope of its jurisdiction in respect of a company whose registered office is situated in the district;
  3. Court of Session having jurisdiction to try any offence under the said Act or under any previous company law; 
  4. Special Court established under sec 435 of the said Act (Chapter XXVIII);
  5. any Metropolitan Magistrate or a Judicial Magistrate of the First Class having jurisdiction to try any offence under the said Act or under any previous company law;

Civil court not to have jurisdiction.

According to section 430 of the companies act 2013, 
  • no civil court shall have jurisdiction to entertain any suit or proceeding in respect of any matter which the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal is empowered to determine by or under the said Act or any other law for the time being in force and 
  • no injunction shall be granted by any court or other authority in respect of any action taken or to be taken in pursuance of any power conferred by or under this Act or any other law for the time being in force, by the Tribunal or the Appellate Tribunal.
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