In view of the suggestions received from the stakeholders to give transitional period for complying with the deposit insurance requirements, the amendment in the relevant rule has been made allowing companies to accept deposits without deposit insurance for one year i.e. till 31.03.2015.
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
New Delhi, the 6th June, 2014
G.S.R. 386(E).— In exercise of the powers conferred by Sections 73 and 76 read with sub-section (1) of Section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules to amend the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Amendment Rules, 2014.
(2) They shall come into force from the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014, in rule 5, in sub-rule (1), the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
“Provided that the companies may accept the deposits without deposit insurance contract till the 31st March, 2015.”
[F. No 1/8/2013-CL-V]
AMARDEEP SINGH BHATIA, Jt. Secy.