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Section 425 Of Companies Act 2013: Power To Punish For Contempt

Corporate Law (Country: India)

SECTION-425 (Power to punish for contempt) under CHAPTER-XXVII (National Company Law Tribunal and Appellate Tribunal) of the Companies Act, 2013


The Tribunal and the Appellate Tribunal shall have the same jurisdiction, powers and authority in respect of contempt of themselves as the High Court has and may exercise, for this purpose, the powers under the provisions of the Contempt of Courts Act, 1971, which shall have the effect subject to modifications that—

(a) the reference therein to a High Court shall be construed as including a reference to the Tribunal and the Appellate Tribunal; and 
(b) the reference to Advocate-General in section 15 of the said Act shall be construed as a reference to such Law Officers as the Central Government may, specify in this behalf.







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 425 of the Companies Act, 2013 was notified by MCA Notification S.O. 1934(E) dated 1st June 2016 (w.e.f. 1st June 2016) - link

(3) Also refer:
  • National Company Law Tribunal Rules, 2016 (notified on 21st July 2016) link
  • National Company Law Appellate Tribunal Rules, 2016 (notified on 21st July 2016) link
Note: Please check MCA site for any further amendments to the Rules.

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