[TO BE PUBLESHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, EXTRAORDINARY, PART II, SECTION 3, SUB-SECTION (i)]
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
New Delhi, the 20th January, 2023
G.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred under second proviso to sub-sections(1), sub-section (4), clause (f) of sub-section (6) of section 149, sub-sections (3) and (4) of section 150, section 15, sub-section (5) of section 152, section 153, section 154, section 157, section 160, sub-section(1) of section 168 and section 170 read with section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, namely:-
- Short title and commencement.- (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2023.
(2) They shall come into force with effect from the 23rd day of January, 2023.
- In the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014,-
(a) in rule 14,-
(i) in sub-rule (1) after the words “disqualification under” , the words, brackets and figure “sub-section (1) or” shall be inserted;
(ii) after sub-rule (1), following shall be interested, namely:-
“(1A) Whenever a company receives the information in Form DOR-8, company shall, within thirty days of such receipt, file Form DIR-9 with the Registrar.”
(iii) in sub-rule (5), after the words, letters and figure “From Dir-10”, the words “and filed before the Regional Director.” Shall be inserted;
(b) in Annexure,- for Forms DIR-3, DIR-3C, DIR-5, DIR-6, DIR-8, DIR-9, DIR-10, DIR-11 and DIR-12 the following Forms shall be substituted, namely:-
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