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Section 355 Of Companies Act 2013: Court, Tribunal Or Person, Etc., Before Whom Affidavit May Be Sworn

SECTION-355 (Court, tribunal or person, etc., before whom affidavit may be sworn) under CHAPTER-XX (Winding Up) of the Companies Act, 2013

(1) Any affidavit required to be sworn under the provisions, or for the purposes, of this Chapter may be sworn—
(a) in India before any court, tribunal, judge or person lawfully authorised to take and receive affidavits; and
(b) in any other country before any court, judge or person lawfully authorised to take and receive affidavits in that country or before an Indian diplomatic or consular officer.
(2) All tribunals, judges, Justices, commissioners and persons acting judicially in India shall take judicial notice of the seal, stamp or signature, as the case may be, of any such court, tribunal, judge, person, diplomatic or consular officer, attached, appended or subscribed to any such affidavit or to any other document to be used for the purposes of this Chapter.







Extra Notes for Readers

(1) The Companies Act, 2013 received the assent of the President on the 29th August, 2013 (Published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part II - Section 1 by Ministry of Law and Justice, Legislative Department on 30th August, 2013) - link


(2) Section 355 of the Companies Act 2013 was notified by MCA Notification S.O. 3677(E) dated 7th December 2016 (w.e.f. 15th December 2016) - link

(3) The Companies (Winding Up) Rules, 2013 is yet to be notified.









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