MINISTRY OF COMPANYAFFAIRS
New Delhi, the 9th March, 2006
G.S.R. 146(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (a) of Sub-section (1) of Section 642, read with Subsection (1) of Section 581ZL of the Companies Act, 1956 the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, further to amend the Producer Companies (General Reserves) Rules, 2003, namely :
1. (i) These rules may be called the Producer Companies (General Reserves) (Amendment) Rules, 2006. (ii) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Producer Companies (General Reserves) Rules, 2003, for rule 4, the following rule shall be substituted, namely 4. Investment of general reserves.—A producer company formed and registered under Section 581C of the Companies Act, 1956, shall make investments from and out of its general reserves in any one or in combination of the following, namely :—
(a) in approved securities, fixed deposits, units and bonds issued by the Central or State Governments or cooperative societies or scheduled bank; or
(b) in a co-operative bank, State co-operative bank, co-operative land development bank or Central co-operative bank; or
[F. No. 7/26/2004-CL-V] JITESH KHOSLA, Jt. Secy.
Foot Note : The Principal rules were published in the Gazette of India vide No. G.S.R. 641(E), dated 7-8-2003.