For alteration of any of the clauses of memorandum of association, except the capital clause, consent of members by way of special resolution is required. However, in case of alteration of authorised share capital, consent of members by way of ordinary resolution as stated in section 61 is required.

Procedure for Change of  Memorandum of Association:

STEP – I: Convey Board Meeting of Directors: (As per section 173 and SS-1)

  • Issue Notice of Board Meeting to all the directors of company at least 7 days before the date of Board Meeting.
  • Attach Agenda
  • Notes to Agenda
  • Draft Resolution

STEP –II: Held Board Meeting: (As per section 173 and SS-1)

  • At the Board meeting, the Board resolutions shall be passed in respect of alteration in MOA
  • To obtain Approval for Alteration in Memorandum of Association and recommending the proposal for members’ consideration by way of special resolution.
  • Fixing the date, time, and venue of the general meeting and authorizing a director or any other person to send the notice for the same to the members

STEP- III: Issue Notice of General Meeting: (Section 101)

Notice of EGM shall be given at least 21 days before the actual date of EGM.

 EGM called at Shorter Notice

EGM can be called on Shorter Notice with the consent of atleast majority in number and ninety five percent of such part of the paid up share capital of the company giving a right to vote at such a meeting:

  • All the Directors.
  • Members
  • Auditors of Company

The notice shall specify the place, date, day and time of the meeting and contain a statement on the business to be transacted at the EGM.

STEP- IV: Hold General Meeting: (Section 101)

  • Check the Quorum.
  • Check whether auditor is present, if not. Then Leave of absence is Granted or Not. (As per Section- 146).
  • Pass Special Resolution.[Section-114(2)]
  • Approval of Alteration in MOA. 

STEP- V: Filing of form with ROC: (Section 117)

File Form MGT-14 within 30 days of passing the special resolution, along with given documents:-

  • Certified True Copies of the Special Resolutions along with explanatory statement;
  • Copy of the Notice of meeting send to members along with all the annexure;
  • A printed copy of the Altered Memorandum of Associations.

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  1. Itisha Baid says:

    Which type of resolution is required to alter authorized share capital.
    At one place it is mentioned ordinary resolution and at one place it is special resolution

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