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Companies (Registration Of Office And Fees) 2nd Amendment Rules 2018

Ministry of Corporate Affairs' Notification dated 7th May, 2018, reads as follows:-

In exercise of the powers conferred by sections 396,398,399,403 and 404 read with sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, namely:-

1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Second Amendment Rules, 2018.

(2) Save as otherwise provided in these rules, they shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

2. In the Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014, (herein after refer to as the principal rules), for proviso to sub-rule (3) of rule 10, the following proviso shall be substituted.

 "Provided that Registrar shall allow fifteen days' time for re-submission in case of reservation of a name through web service - RUN for rectifications of defects if any."

3. In the Principal rules, in the Annexure, in item I (Fee for filing under section 403 of the Companies Act, 2013,-
 (a), for sub-item B, the following sub-item shall be substituted:-
  "B. Following Table of additional fee shall be applicable for delay in filing of forms other than for increase in Nominal Share Capital or forms under section 92/ 137 of the Act.

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Companies (Registration Of Office And Fees) 2nd Amendment Rules 2018

Note.- The belated filing of documents/forms (including increasing in nominal capital and delay caused thereon) which were due to be filed whether in Companies Act, 1956 Act or the Companies Act, 2013 Act i.e due for filing prior to notification of these fee rules , the fee payable at the time of actual filing shall be applicable".

 (b), after sub-item C, the following sub-item shall be inserted, namely:-
  "D. For Forms under section 92 or 137:- (i) In case the period within which a document required to be submitted under section 92 or 137 of the Act expires after 30/06/2018, the additional fee mentioned in Table shall be payable -

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Companies (Registration Of Office And Fees) 2nd Amendment Rules 2018

(ii) In all other cases where the belated annual returns or balance sheet/financial statement which were due to be filed whether in the Companies Act, 1956 or the Companies Act, 2013 the following additional fee mentioned in Table shall be payable:-

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Companies (Registration Of Office And Fees) 2nd Amendment Rules 2018

Note: (1) The additional fee shall also be applicable to revised statement or board's report under section 130 and 131 of the Act and secretarial audit report filed by the company secretary in practice under section 204 of the Act.
 (2) The belated filing of documents/forms (including increasing in nominal capital and delay caused thereon) which were due to be filed whether in Companies Act, 1956 Act or the Companies Act, 2013 Act i.e due for filing prior to notification of these fee rules, the fee payable at the time of actual filing shall be applicable".



Note: The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 286(E),dated 31st March, 2014 and subsequently amended by:-

Sl. No. Notification No. Notification Date
1. G.S.R. 297(E) 28-04-2014
2. G.S.R. 122(E) 24-02-2015
3. G.S.R. 438(E) 29-05-2015
4. G.S.R. 493(E) 06-05-2016
5. G.S.R. 48(E) 20-01-2018

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