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Section 449 Of Companies Act 2013: Punishment For False Evidence

Corporate Law (Country: India)

SECTION-449 (Punishment for false evidence) under CHAPTER-XXIX (Miscellaneous) of the Companies Act, 2013

Save as otherwise provided in this Act, if any person intentionally gives false evidence—
(a) upon any examination on oath or solemn affirmation, authorised under this Act; or
(b) in any affidavit, deposition or solemn affirmation, in or about the winding up of any company under this Act, or otherwise in or about any matter arising under this Act,
he shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which shall not be less than three years but which may extend to seven years and with fine which may extend to ten lakh rupees.








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 449 of the Companies Act 2013 was notified by MCA Notification S.O. 2754(E) dated 12th September 2013 (w.e.f. 12th September 2013) - link






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