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Chapter XIV to XVI of Companies Act, 2013

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Chapter XIV: Inspection, Inquiry and Investigation

  • Section 206: Power to call for information, inspect books and conduct inquiries
  • Section 207: Conduct of inspection and inquiry
  • Section 208: Report on inspection made
  • Section 209: Search and seizure
  • Section 210: Investigation into affairs of company
  • Section 211: Establishment of Serious Fraud Investigation Office
  • Section 212: Investigation into affairs of Company by Serious Fraud Investigation Office
  • Section 213: Investigation into company’s affairs in other cases
  • Section 214: Security for payment of costs and expenses of investigation
  • Section 215: Firm, body corporate or association not to be appointed as inspector
  • Section 216: Investigation of ownership of company
  • Section 217: Procedure, powers, etc., of inspectors
  • Section 218: Protection of employees during investigation
  • Section 219: Power of inspector to conduct investigation into affairs of related companies, etc.
  • Section 220: Seizure of documents by inspector
  • Section 221: Freezing of assets of company on inquiry and investigation
  • Section 222: Imposition of restrictions upon securities
  • Section 223: Inspector’s report
  • Section 224: Actions to be taken in pursuance of inspector’s report
  • Section 225: Expenses of investigation.
  • Section 226: Voluntary winding up of company, etc., not to stop investigation proceedings
  • Section 227: Legal advisers and bankers not to disclose certain information
  • Section 228: Investigation, etc., of foreign companies
  • Section 229: Penalty for furnishing false statement, mutilation, destruction of documents

Chapter XV: Compromises, Arrangements and Amalgamations

  • Section 230: Power to compromise or make arrangements with creditors and members
  • Section 231: Power of Tribunal to enforce compromise or arrangement
  • Section 232: Merger and amalgamation of companies
  • Section 233: Merger or amalgamation of certain companies.
  • Section 234: Merger or amalgamation of company with foreign company.
  • Section 235: Power to acquire shares of shareholders dissenting from scheme or contract approved by majority.
  • Section 236: Purchase of minority shareholding
  • Section 237: Power of Central Government to provide for amalgamation of companies in public interest.
  • Section 238: Registration of offer of schemes involving transfer of shares.
  • Section 239: Preservation of books and papers of amalgamated companies.
  • Section 240: Liability of officers in respect of offences committed prior to merger, amalgamation, etc.

Chapter XVI: Prevention of Oppression and Mismanagement

  • Section 241: Application to Tribunal for relief in cases of oppression, etc.
  • Section 242: Powers of Tribunal
  • Section 243: Consequence of termination or modification of certain agreements.
  • Section 244: Right to apply under section 241
  • Section 245: Class action
  • Section 246: Application of certain provisions to proceedings under section 241 or section 245.

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