General Circular No.42/2012 , Dated: 21.12.2012

Ministry of Corporate Affairs, Government of India

Subject: Filing of Form 68 for rectification of mistakes in Form 1, Form 1A and Form 44-regarding.

Rule 20G(1) of Companies (Central Government’s) General Rules and Forms (Second Amendment), 2010 allows for filing of an application for rectification of mistakes made while filing Form No.1, Form No.lA and Form No.44 electronically, on the Ministry’s website. Such applications are to be made to the Registrar of companies in Form No.68 and are required to be accompanied by a fee of Rs.1000 in case of Forms No.1, Form 1A and Rs.10000 for Form 44. Rule 20G(2) permits filing of an application in Form No.68 to be filed with the Registrar within a period of three hundred and sixty five days from the date of approval of the aforesaid forms by the Registrar concerned.

2. Requests have been received from time to time by this Ministry to extend the facilities for rectification of mistakes as above companies incorporated prior to the year 2009 and to other companies which could not avail of this facility earlier. After due consideration it has been decided to allow such companies to rectify mistakes in Forms 1, 1A and 44 by filing Form 68 on payment of fee stipulated above.

3. Form 68 (electronic mode) may be filed for rectification of mistakes in the forms referred above within a period of 180 days from the effective date.

4. This circular is effective from 23/12/2012.

(Sanjay Shorey)

Joint Director

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0 responses to “Regarding Filing of Form 68 for rectification of mistakes in Form 1, Form 1A and Form 44”

  1. CS Rabi Narayan says:

    Dear Sir

    It could have been more appropriate, if rectification of mistakes be extended to all forms as in there may be several mistake committed by bonafide means and in the age of computer cut and paste are common disease and can not be eliminated though can be reduced as we need to depend on clerical staffs and hence not technical in nature rather clerical and hence mistakes arises which are not material can be ractified apart from form 1, 1A and 44.

    Hope the MCA will take it seriously

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