ROC OFFICERS NOW CAN VISIT REGISTERED OFFICE OF THE COMPANY
MCA vide its Notification dated 18th August, 2022, by insertion of Rule 25B in Companies (Incorporation) Rules, 2014 has granted power to ROC, when it thinks to do so, to conduct physical verification of the registered office of the company.
The summary of the above amended Rules are summarised below
To avoid such consequences, heavy penalties on the company and its officers and the actions such as removing name of the company from the register of companies, the Director of the company and other person who are in charge of the management of the company are hereby advised to take the note of above rule and comply strictly with the section 12 of the companies Act, 2013.
In pursuance of section 12 of the Companies Act, 2013, it is advisable to company, its management, its Shareholders and the Directors of the company that
Every company shall—
1. paint or affix
2. its name,
3. the address of its registered office,
4. registered e-mail Id of the Company,
and keep the same painted or affixed, on the outside of every office or place in which its business is carried on, in a conspicuous position, in legible letters, and also painted and affixed in Local Language of the area where Registered office of the company is situated.
1. get its
ii. address of its registered office and the
iii. Corporate Identity Number (CIN)
iv. telephone number, fax number, if any,
v. e-mail and website addresses, if any,
vi. printed in all its Letter heads, business letters, billheads, letter papers and in all its notices and other official publications; and
vii. have its name printed on hundies, promissory notes, bills of exchange and other document
Kindly Note that where a company has changed its name during the last two years, it shall also paint or affix, along with its current name, the former name so changed during the last two years.
In case of One Person Company (OPC), the words “One Person Company” shall be mentioned in brackets below the name of such company, wherever its name is printed, affixed or engraved.