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Government of India
Ministry Of Corporate Affairs
Office of the Registrar of Companies, Bihar-Cum-Official Liquidator, High Court, Patna
4th Floor, ‘A’ Wing, Maurya Lok Complex
Dakbunglow Road, Patna-800001

No. ROC/PAT/SCN/92/15125/2072-2075 Date: 17.11.2022

Order for penalty for violation of section 92 of the Companies Act, 2013
ABHINEET NURSING HOMES AND LAPAROSCOPIC CENTRE PRIVATE LIMITED
CIN: U74120BR2009FEC013125

Appointment of Adjudication Officer:-

1. The Ministry of Corporate Affairs vide its Gazette Notification No. A-42011/112/2014- Ad.II dated 24.032015 has appointed the undersigned as Adjudicating Officer in exercise of the powers conferred under section 454 of the Companies Act, 2013 (herein after known as Act) read with Companies (Adjudication of Penalties) Rules, 2014 for adjudging penalties under the provisions of this Act

Company:-

2. Whereas, Company M/ s. Abhineet Nursing Homes And Laparoscopic Centre Private Limited, CIN: U74120BR2009PTC015125 (herein after known as Company) is a company incorporated on 18.12.2009 under the provisions of Companies Act 1956 in the state of Bihar and having its registered office situated at M/s Abhineet Nursing Homes And Laparoscopic Centre Private Limited, Professors Colony, West Gaya, Bihar- 823001, India as per MCA website.

Facts about the case:-

3. Whereas, the company is in default for filing its Annual Return for the financial years 2018-2019 with the office of Registrar of Companies, Patna. Hence, this office has issued show cause notice for default under section 92 of the Companies Act, 2013 vide No. ROC/PAT/SCN/92/ 15125/535-536 dated 27.062022.

4. Whereas, this office has not received any reply from the company and its directors. Hence, it appears that the provisions of Section 92 of the Companies Ad, 2013 has been contravened by the company and its directors/officers and therefore they are liable for penalty u/s 92(5) of the Companies Act, 2013.

Section 92(5):- “If a company fails to file its annual return under sub-section (4), before the expiry of the period specified therein, such company and its every officer who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of ten thousand rupees and in case of continuing failure, with a further penalty of one hundred rupees for each day during which such failure continues, subject to a maximum of two lakh rupee in case of a company and fifty thousand rupees in case of an officer who is in default”.

5. Whereas, this office had issued “Notice for Hearing” vide No. ROC/PAT/SCN/ 92/15125/1897-1899 dated 21.10.2022 to the company and directors/officers in default to appear personally or through authorized representative under Rule 3(3), Companies (Adjudication of Penalties) Rules, 2014 on 1111.2022 at 12.30 PM and also to submit their response, if any, one working day prior to date of hearing i.e. 11.11.2022.

6. That, on the date of hearing, neither anyone appeared for hearing nor any reply has been received. As per MCA record, the company has not filed its Annual Return for the financial year 2018-19. Hence the Company and its directors/Officers in default are liable for penalty as per section 92(5) of the Companies Act, 2013.

ORDER

7. Having considered the facts and circumstances of the case, and after taking into account the factors above, I hereby impose a penalty on Company, and its Directors as per Table Below under section 92(5) of the Act for failure in compliance of section 92(4) of the Companies Act, 2013 for the financial years 2018-19.

facts and circumstances

(* No of days have been calculated from 30.11.2019 to date of hearing, i.e., 17.11. 2022 for FY 2018-19)

8. The noticee shall pay the amount of penalty individually for the company and its directors (out of own pocket) by way of e-payment (available on Ministry website www.mca.gov.in) under “Pay miscellaneous fees” category in MCA fee and payment Services within 90 (ninety) days of this order. The Challan/SRN generated after payment of penalty through online mode shall be forwarded to this office.

9. Appeal against this order may be filled in writing with the Regional Director (ER), Ministry of
Corporate Affairs, Kolkata, within a period of 60 (sixty) days from the date of receipt of this order, in Form ADJ (available on Ministry website www.mca.gov.in) setting forth the grounds of appeal and shall be accompanied by a certified copy of this order (Section 454(5) & 454(6) of the Act read with Companies (Adjudication of Penalties) Rules, 2014).

10. Your attention is also invited to section 454(8) of the Act in the event of non-compliance of this order.

(Aparajit Barua)
Adjudicating Officer &
Registrar of Companies-Cum-
Official Liquidator, Patna

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