Article discusses Procedure for the appointment of Additional director, Procedure of Regularisation of Additional Director as Normal director and ROC Forms required to be filed for Additional director.

Relevant Sections: [161(1), read with 152, 153, Schedule I Table F Regulation 66 AOA of Companies Act, 2013]

Generally, every director shall be appointed by the members in General Meeting of the Company, but appointment of an Additional Director is an exception to this, accordingly:

BOD

Procedure for the appointment of Additional director: 

Procedure for the appointment of Additional director

Procedure of Regularisation of Additional Director as Normal director:

  • Hold Board Meeting for calling AGM.
  • Dispatch Explanatory Statement along with Notice of AGM to the members.
  • Hold General Meeting and pass Ordinary Resolution for the appointment as Director.
  • Filling of E Form DIR 12 with the registrar for the intimation of Change in Designation i.e. from Additional director to Director of the Company.
  • Maximum No. of Additional Directors: Max. no. as fixed by AOA.
  • Power to appoint: shall authorize under Articles of Association (AOA)
  • Powers of Additional Director: Same as of Normal Director
  • Vacation of Office: Shall vacate office up to the date of next AGM.

 Forms:

1. E Form DIR 3: Application for allotment of DIN

2. DIR 2: Consent to act as a Director

3. DIR 8: Not Disqualified to be appointed as a director.

4. MBP 1: Disclosure of Interest

5. E Form DIR 12: Particulars of appointment of Directors and changes among them.

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