Revised Secretarial Standards On Meetings of the Board of Directors (SS-l) and General Meetings (SS-2)
(Revised by the ICSI and approved by the Central Government)
Secretarial Standards on Meetings of the Board of Directors (SS-1) and General Meetings (SS-2) were approved by the Central Government under Section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013 on 10th April, 2015 and were published in the Gazette of India Extraordinary Part III -Section 4 on 23rd April, 2015 vide ICSI Notification No. (1) SS of 2015, making them effective from 1st July, 2015. It has been decided to withdraw such notification w.e.f. 30th September, 2017 without affecting the enforce ability of SS-1 and SS-2 during the period before such withdrawal.
Now, the Secretarial Standards have been revised by the ICSI and approval of the Central Government, as required, under section 118(10) of the Companies Act, 2013 has been obtained for the revised SS-l and SS-2 vide Ministry of Corporate Affairs letter No. 1/3/2014-CL.I dated 14th June, 2017.
The revised SS-l and SS-2 shall be applicable for compliance by all the companies (except the exempted class of companies) w.e.f. 1st October, 2017 and will supersede the text of earlier SS-l and SS-2.”
CS Dinesh Chandra Arora
THE INSTITUTE OF COMPANY SECRETARIES OF INDIA
(Statutory Body under an Act of Parliament)
New Delhi, the 16th August, 2017
F. No. ICSI/6/2017.—The Notification ICSI No.1 (SS) of 2015 dated 23rd April, 2015, published in the Gazette of India, Part III, Section 4, with regard to (i) SS-1: Secretarial Standard on Meetings of the Board of Directors and (ii) SS-2: Secretarial Standard on General Meetings, stands withdrawn* w.e.f. 30th September, 2017 without affecting the enforceability of SS-1 and SS-2 during the period before such withdrawal.
By the Order of the Council of the Institute of Company Secretaries of India,
(CS) DINESH CHANDRA ARORA, Secy.
[*Since there is no such statutory requirement for publication of the aforesaid Secretarial Standards in the Gazette of India]