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File Form MBP 14 within 30 days of First Board Meeting related to Disclosure of interest by directors
1) As per Section 184 of the Companies Act, 2013, and Rule 8 and 9 of the Companies (Meetings of Board &  its Powers) Rules, 2014, every director shall at the first meeting of the Board of every year, has to give disclosure of his  interest/concern in form MBP 1.

2) Further as per Section 117 of Companies Act, 2013,  Company needs to file the Board Resolution noting such disclosure in e-Form no. MGT-14  within 30 days from the date of Board Meeting in which such disclosure is made.
2) As per new company Act, Gap between 2 board meetings can not exceeds 120 days. If a Unlisted company holds a meeting on 31st March 2014 & will hold next board meeting on 29th July, 2014, it will be sufficient compliance of New Company Law. Board meeting on 29th July, 2014 will be first board meeting of 2014-15 in which directors of company have to give disclosure of interest/concern in form MBP 1 and the same can be filed with Registrar of Companies in MGT-14 within 27th August, 2014 without paying any penalty.
 
3) As per sec 173, Four board meetings are to be held in a year and the time gap between two meetings shall not be more than 120 days.There is no requirement to hold the meeting every quarter as provided under the Companies Act, 1956.
4) Kindly also note that apart from above, there are various resolutions of Board of Directors prescribed by  Rule 8 of the Companies (Meetings of Board &  its Powers) Rules, 2014, and section 179(3) which need to filed with MCA.

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Extract of Section 184  of Companies Act, 2013

184. Disclosure of interest by director

(1) Every director shall at the first meeting of the Board in which he participates as a director and thereafter at the first meeting of the Board in every financial year or whenever there is any change in the disclosures already made, then at the first Board meeting held after such change, disclose his concern or interest in any company or companies or bodies corporate, firms, or other association of individuals which shall include the shareholding, in such manner as may be prescribed.

(2) Every director of a company who is in any way, whether directly or indirectly, concerned or interested in a contract or arrangement or proposed contract or arrangement entered into or to be entered into—

(a) with a body corporate in which such director or such director in association with any other director, holds more than two per cent. shareholding of that body corporate, or is a promoter, manager, Chief Executive Officer of that body corporate; or

(b) with a firm or other entity in which, such director is a partner, owner or member, as the case may be,

shall disclose the nature of his concern or interest at the meeting of the Board in which the contract or arrangement is discussed and shall not participate in such meeting:

Provided that where any director who is not so concerned or interested at the time of entering into such contract or arrangement, he shall, if he becomes concerned or interested after the contract or arrangement is entered into, disclose his concern or interest forthwith when he becomes concerned or interested or at the first meeting of the Board held after he becomes so concerned or interested.

(3) A contract or arrangement entered into by the company without disclosure under sub-section (2) or with participation by a director who is concerned or interested in any way, directly or indirectly, in the contract or arrangement, shall be voidable at the option of the (4) If a director of the company contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) or subsection (2), such director shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to one year or with fine which shall not be less than fifty thousand rupees but which may extend to one lakh rupees, or with both.

(5) Nothing in this section—

(a) shall be taken to prejudice the operation of any rule of law restricting a director of a company from having any concern or interest in any contract or arrangement with the company;

(b) shall apply to any contract or arrangement entered into or to be entered into between two companies where any of the directors of the one company or two or more of them together holds or hold not more than two per cent. of the paid-up share capital in the other company.

Extract of Section 117 of Companies Act, 2013

117. Resolutions and agreements to be filed.

(1) A copy of every resolution or any agreement, in respect of matters specified in sub-section (3) together with the explanatory statement under section 102, if any, annexed to the notice calling the meeting in which the resolution is proposed, shall be filed with the Registrar within thirty days of the passing or making thereof in such manner and with such fees as may be prescribed within the time specified under section 403:

Provided that the copy of every resolution which has the effect of altering the articles and the copy of every agreement referred to in sub-section (3) shall be embodied in or annexed to every copy of the articles issued after passing of the resolution or making of the agreement.

(2) If a company fails to file the resolution or the agreement under sub-section (1) before the expiry of the period specified under section 403 with additional fee, the company shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than five lakh rupees but which may extend to twenty-five lakh rupees and every officer of the company who is in default, including liquidator of the company, if any, shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than one lakh rupees but which may extend to five lakh rupees.

(3) The provisions of this section shall apply to—

(a) special resolutions;

(b) resolutions which have been agreed to by all the members of a company, but which, if not so agreed to, would not have been effective for their purpose unless they had been passed as special resolutions;

(c) any resolution of the Board of Directors of a company or agreement executed by a company, relating to the appointment, re-appointment or renewal of the appointment, or variation of the terms of appointment, of a managing director;

(d) resolutions or agreements which have been agreed to by any class of members but which, if not so agreed to, would not have been effective for their purpose unless they had been passed by a specified majority or otherwise in some particular manner; and all resolutions or agreements which effectively bind such class of members though not agreed to by all those members;

(e) resolutions passed by a company according consent to the exercise by its Board of Directors of any of the powers under clause (a) and clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 180;

(f) resolutions requiring a company to be wound up voluntarily passed in pursuance of section 304;

(g) resolutions passed in pursuance of sub-section (3) of section 179; and

(h) any other resolution or agreement as may be prescribed and placed in the public domain.

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0 responses to “File Form MBP 14 within 30 days of First Board Meeting – Disclosure of interest by directors”

  1. Chitra says:

    Due to unavailability of some Directors the Disclosure was taken in the subsequent meeting but not in the first Board meeting. will this action amount to non- Compliance because as per section 184, the company has to take note in every First Board meeting?
    will that be non compliance all together

  2. Priyanka says:

    Does the director need to give MBP-1 within 30days from his appointment/resignation/re-appt in other company?

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