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Section 359 Of Companies Act 2013: Appointment Of Official Liquidator

SECTION-359 (Appointment of Official Liquidator) PART IV.—Official Liquidators under CHAPTER-XX (Winding Up) of the Companies Act, 2013

(1) For the purposes of this Act, so far as it relates to the winding up of companies by the Tribunal, the Central Government may appoint as many Official Liquidators, Joint, Deputy or Assistant Official Liquidators as it may consider necessary to discharge the functions of the Official Liquidator.


(2) The liquidators appointed under sub-section (1) shall be whole-time officers of the Central Government.

(3) The salary and other allowances of the Official Liquidator, Joint Official Liquidator, Deputy Official Liquidator and Assistant Official Liquidator shall be paid by the Central Government.







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 359 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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