MINISTRY OF COMPANY AFFAIRS
New Delhi, the 14th September, 2006
G.S.R. 556(E).—In exercise of the powers conferred by Sub-sections (5) and (8) of Section 25 and Sub-section (2) of Section 609 read with Sub-section (2) of Section 610A of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), the Central Government hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Companies Regulations, 1956, namely :—
1.(1) These Regulations may be called the Companies (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2006.
(2) They shall came into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2.In the Companies Regulations, 1956,—
(i)for regulation 25, the following shall be substituted, namely :—
“25 (1) Any person who wishes to inspect a document registered, recorded or filed by or with the Registrar in pursuance of the Act, shall apply to him for the purpose alongwith fee prescribed in that behalf under clause (a) of Sub-section (1) of Section 610 of the Act.
(2) The applicant shall be allowed to inspect the document, which do not form part of the electronic registry, only in presence of the Registrar or of a person authorized by him in this behalf, and only during office hours.”
for regulation 31, the following shall be substituted, namely :‑
“31 The documents registered, recorded or filed with the Registrar electronically or documents which have been scanned and digitized and form a part of the electronic registry Shall be available for inspection only in electronic manner on payment of fee as prescribed under clause (a) of Sub-section (1) of Section 610 of the Act.” –
[F. No. 5/18/2005/CL. V] JITESH KHOSLA, Jt. Secy.
Note : The principal regulations were published in the Gazette of India vide number SRO 432B dated 18-2-1956 and subsequently amended by
1. G.S.R. 188 dated 9th January, 1958
2. G.S.R. 399 dated 24th March, 1962
3. G.S.R. 1850 dated 1st December, 1966
4. G.S.R. 1445 dated 16th September, 1967
5. G.S.R. 668 dated 10th June, 1973
6. G.S.R. 523 dated 11th July, 1989
7. S.O. 367(E) dated 31st May. 1991
8. G.S.R 924(E) dated 14th December, 1992
9. G.S.R. 610(E) dated 23rd September, 2005
10. G.S.R. 157(E) dated 16th March, 2006
11. G.S.R. 497(E) dated 21st August, 2006