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The Companies Act, 2013 passed by the Parliament has received the assent of the President of India on 29th August, 2013. The Act consolidates and amends the law relating to companies. The Companies Act, 2013 has been notified in the Official Gazette on 30th August, 2013. Some of the provisions of the Act have been implemented by a notification published on 12th September, 2013. The provisions of Companies Act, 1956 is still in force

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The Companies Act 2013 book is free and available to everyone to download as a pdf. Learn the most concepts of the topic company regulatory legislation in india. This act was signed in the year 29th August 2013. It is an Act to consolidate and amend the law relating to companies.Here we have give some important books for the Book The Companies Act 2013.

Sl. NoBook NameAuthorPublication
1.Companies Act, 2013

Ravi Pullani & Mahesh Pullani

Bharat Law House, Delhi
2.Companies Act 2013 and Rules and Forms with Concise Commentary and ReferencesCorporate Professional’s

Wolters Kluwer India Pvt. Ltd.; Eighth edition


Companies Act, 2013

Wolters Kluwer

Wolters Kluwer India Pvt. Ltd.; Eighth edition


Companies Act with Rules

TaxmannTaxmann Publication


Company Law and Practice

Dr. G. K Kapoor & Sanjay Dhamija

Taxmann Publication

The Companies Act 2013 book is applicable for

  • B.B.A LLB
  • Legal Advisers
  • L.L.M
  • Legal Individuals
  • LLB
  • Lawyers
  • B.A LLB
  • C.S
  • B.A
  • ACMA

Sections in The Companies Act 2013 book



  1. Short title, extent, commencement and application.
  2. Definitions.


  1. Formation of company, 3A. Members severally liable in certain cases.
  1. Memorandum.
  2. Articles.
  3. Act to override memorandum, articles, etc.
  4. Incorporation of company.
  5. Formation of companies with charitable objects, etc.
  6. Effect of registration.
  7. Effect of memorandum and articles.
  8. [Omitted].
  9. Registered office of company.
  10. Alteration of memorandum.
  11. Alteration of articles.
  12. Alteration of memorandum or articles to be noted in every copy.
  13. Rectification of name of company.
  14. Copies of memorandum, articles, etc., to be given to members.
  15. Conversion of companies already registered.
  16. Subsidiary company not to hold shares in its holding company.
  17. Service of documents.
  18. Authentication of documents, proceedings and contracts.
  19. Execution of bills of exchange, etc.


PART I.—Public offer

  1. Public offer and private placement.
  2. Power of Securities and Exchange Board to regulate issue and transfer of securities, etc.
  3. Document containing offer of securities for sale to be deemed prospectus.
  4. Matters to be stated in prospectus.
  5. Variation in terms of contract or objects in prospectus.
  6. Offer of sale of shares by certain members of company.
  7. Public offer of securities to be in materialized form.
  8. Advertisement of prospectus.
  9. Shelf prospectus.
  10. Red herring prospectus.
  11. Issue of application forms for securities.
  12. Criminal liability for mis-statements in prospectus.
  13. Civil liability for mis-statements in prospectus.
  14. Punishment for fraudulently inducing persons to invest money.
  15. Action by affected persons.
  16. Punishment for personation for acquisition, etc., of securities.
  17. Allotment of securities by company.
  18. Securities to be dealt with in stock exchanges.
  19. Global depository receipt.

PART II.—Private placement

  1. Offer or invitation for subscription of securities on private placement.


  1. Kinds of share capital.
  2. Nature of shares or debentures.
  3. Numbering of shares.
  4. Certificate of shares.
  5. Voting rights.
  6. Variation of shareholders’ rights.
  7. Calls on shares of same class to be made on uniform basis.
  8. Company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up.
  9. Payment of dividend in proportion to amount paid-up.
  10. Application of premiums received on issue of shares.
  11. Prohibition on issue of shares at discount.
  12. Issues of sweat equity shares.
  13. Issue and redemption of preference shares.
  14. Transfer and transmission of securities.
  15. Punishment for person ate on of shareholder.
  16. Refusal of registration and appeal against refusal.
  17. Rectification of register of members.
  18. Publication of authorized, subscribed and paid-up capital.
  19. Power of limited company to alter its share capital.
  20. Further issue of share capital.
  21. Issue of bonus shares.
  22. Notice to be given to Registrar for alteration of share capital.
  23. Unlimited company to provide for reserve share capital on conversion into limited company.
  24. Reduction of share capital.
  25. Restrictions on purchase by company or giving of loans by it for purchase of its shares.
  26. Power of company to purchase its own securities.
  27. Transfer of certain sums to capital redemption reserve account.
  28. Prohibition for buy-back in certain circumstances.
  29. Debentures.
  30. Power to nominate.


  1. Prohibition on acceptance of deposits from public.
  2. Repayment of deposits, etc., accepted before commencement of this Act.
  3. Damages for fraud.
  4. Acceptance of deposits from public by certain companies, 76A. Punishment for contravention of section 73 or section 76.


  1. Duty to register charges, etc.
  2. Application for registration of charge.
  3. Section 77 to apply in certain matters.
  4. Date of notice of charge.
  5. Register of charges to be kept by Registrar.
  6. Company to report satisfaction of charge.
  7. Power of Registrar to make entries of satisfaction and release in absence of intimation from company.
  8. Intimation of appointment of receiver or manager.
  9. Company’s register of charges.
  10. Punishment for contravention.
  11. Rectification by Central Government in register of charges.


  1. Register of members, etc.
  2. Declaration in respect of beneficial interest in any share.
  3. Register of significant beneficial owners in a Company.
  4. Power to close register of members or debenture holders or other security holders.
  5. Annual return.
  6. Return to be filed with Registrar in case promoters’ stake changes.
  7. [Omitted]
  8. [Omitted.]
  9. Annual general meeting.
  10. Power of Tribunal to call annual general meeting.
  11. Power of Tribunal to call meetings of members, etc.
  12. Punishment for default in complying with provisions of sections 96 to 98.
  13. Calling of extraordinary general meeting.
  14. Notice of meeting.
  15. Statement to be annexed to notice.
  16. Quorum for meetings.
  17. Chairman of meetings.
  18. Proxies.
  19. Restriction on voting rights.
  20. Voting by show of hands.
  21. Voting through electronic means.
  22. Demand for poll.
  23. Postal ballot.
  24. Circulation of members’ resolution.
  25. Representation of President and Governors in meetings.
  26. Representation of corporations at meeting of companies and of creditors.
  27. Ordinary and special resolutions.
  28. Resolutions requiring special notice.
  29. Resolutions passed at adjourned meeting.
  30. Resolutions and agreements to be filed.
  31. Minutes of proceedings of general meeting, meeting of Board of Directors and other meeting and resolutions passed by postal ballot.
  32. Inspection of minute-books of general meeting.
  33. Maintenance and inspection of documents in electronic form.
  34. Report on annual general meeting.
  35. Applicability of this Chapter to One Person Company.


  1. Declaration of dividend.
  2. Unpaid Dividend Account.
  3. Investor Education and Protection Fund.
  4. Right to dividend, rights shares and bonus shares to be held in abeyance pending registration of transfer of shares.
  5. Punishment for failure to distribute dividends.


  1. Books of account, etc., to be kept by company.
  2. Financial statement.
  3. Re-opening of accounts on court’s or Tribunal’s orders.
  4. Voluntary revision of financial statements or Board’s report.
  5. Constitution of National Financial Reporting Authority.
  6. Central Government to prescribe accounting standards
  7. Financial statement, Board’s report, etc.
  8. Corporate Social Responsibility.
  9. Right of member to copies of audited financial statement.
  10. Copy of financial statement to be filed with Registrar.
  11. Internal Audit.


  1. Appointment of auditors.
  2. Removal, resignation of auditor and giving of special notice.
  3. Eligibility, qualifications and disqualifications of auditors.
  4. Remuneration of auditors.
  5. Powers and duties of auditors and auditing standards.
  6. Auditor not to render certain services.
  7. Auditor to sign audit reports, etc.
  8. Auditors to attend general meeting.
  9. Punishment for contravention.
  10. Central Government to specify audit of items of cost in respect of certain companies.


  1. Company to have Board of Directors.
  2. Manner of selection of independent directors and maintenance of data bank of independent directors.
  1. Appointment of director elected by small shareholders.
  2. Appointment of directors.
  3. Application for allotment of Director Identification Number.
  4. Allotment of Director Identification Number.
  5. Prohibition to obtain more than one Director Identification Number.
  6. Director to intimate Director Identification Number.
  7. Company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar.
  8. Obligation to indicate Director Identification Number.
  9. Punishment for contravention.
  10. Right of persons other than retiring directors to stand for directorship.
  11. Appointment of additional director, alternate director and nominee director.
  12. Appointment of directors to be voted individually.
  13. Option to adopt principle of proportional representation for appointment of directors.
  14. Disqualifications for appointment of director.
  15. Number of directorships.
  16. Duties of directors.
  17. Vacation of office of director.
  18. Resignation of director.
  19. Removal of directors.
  20. Register of directors and key managerial personnel and their shareholding.
  21. Members’ right to inspect.
  22. Punishment.


  1. Meetings of Board.
  2. Quorum for meetings of Board.
  3. Passing of resolution by circulation.
  4. Defects in appointment of directors not to invalidate actions taken.
  5. Audit committee.
  6. Nomination and Remuneration Committee and Stakeholders Relationship Committee.
  7. Powers of Board.
  8. Restrictions on powers of Board.
  9. Company to contribute to bona fide and charitable funds, etc.
  10. Prohibitions and restrictions regarding political contributions.
  11. Power of Board and other persons to make contributions to national deffence fund, etc.
  12. Disclosure of interest by director.
  13. Loan to directors, etc.
  14. Loan and investment by company.
  15. Investments of company to be held in its own name.
  16. Related party transactions.
  17. Register of contracts or arrangements in which directors are interested.
  18. Contract of employment with managing or whole-time directors.
  19. Payment to director for loss of office, etc., in connection with transfer of undertaking, property or shares.
  20. Restriction on non-cash transactions involving directors.
  21. Contract by One Person Company.
  22. [Omitted.]
  23. [Omitted.]


  1. Appointment of managing director, whole-time director or manager.
  2. Overall maximum managerial remuneration and managerial remuneration in case of absence or inadequacy of profits.
  3. Calculation of profits.
  4. Recovery of remuneration in certain cases.
  5. Central Government or company to fix limit with regard to remuneration.
  6. Forms of, and procedure in relation to, certain applications.
  7. Compensation for loss of office of managing or whole-time director or manager.
  8. Appointment of key managerial personnel.
  9. Secretarial audit for bigger companies.
  10. Functions of company secretary.


  1. Power to call for information, inspect books and conduct inquiries.
  2. Conduct of inspection and inquiry.
  3. Report on inspection made.
  4. Search and seizure.
  5. Investigation into affairs of company.
  6. Establishment of Serious Fraud Investigation Office.
  7. Investigation into affairs of company by Serious Fraud Investigation Office.
  8. Investigation into company’s affairs in other cases.
  9. Security for payment of costs and expenses of investigation.
  10. Firm, body corporate or association not to be appointed as inspector.
  11. Investigation of ownership of company.
  12. Procedure, powers, etc., of inspectors.
  13. Protection of employees during investigation.
  14. Power of inspector to conduct investigation into affairs of related companies, etc.
  15. Seizure of documents by inspector.
  16. Freezing of assets of company on inquiry and investigation.
  17. Imposition of restrictions upon securities.
  18. Inspector’s report.
  19. Actions to be taken in pursuance of inspector’s report.
  20. Expenses of investigation.
  21. Voluntary winding up of company, etc., not to stop investigation proceedings.
  22. Legal advisers and bankers not to disclose certain information.
  23. Investigation, etc., of foreign companies.
  24. Penalty for furnishing false statement, mutilation, destruction of documents.


  1. Power to compromise or make arrangements with creditors and members.
  2. Power to Tribunal to enforce compromise or arrangement.
  3. Merger and amalgamation of companies.
  4. Merger or amalgamation of certain companies.
  5. Merger or amalgamation of company with foreign company.
  6. Power to acquire shares of shareholders dissenting from scheme or contract approved by majority.
  7. Purchase of minority shareholding.
  8. Power of Central Government to provide for amalgamation of companies in public interest.
  9. Registration of offer of schemes involving transfer of shares.
  10. Preservation of books and papers of amalgamated companies.
  11. Liability of officers in respect of offences committed prior to merger, amalgamation, etc.


  1. Application to Tribunal for relief in cases of oppression, etc.
  2. Powers of Tribunal.
  3. Consequence of termination or modification of certain agreements.
  4. Right to apply under section 241.
  5. Class action.
  6. Application of certain provisions to proceedings under section 241 or section 245.


  1. Valuation by registered valuers.


  1. Power of Registrar to remove name of company from register of companies.
  2. Restrictions on making application under section 248 in certain situations.
  3. Effect of company notified as dissolved.
  4. Fraudulent application for removal of name.
  5. Appeal to Tribunal.

List of Reference Books on The Companies Act 2013

In this we have given some reference books for The Companies Act 2013. Download The Companies Act, 2013 book pdf links provided in second paragraph. The following list is arranged in sequence for convenience – Name of the book, Author, Edition, Publication etc.

  1. Companies Act, 2013 – Ravi Pullani & Mahesh Pullani – Bharat Law House, Delhi
  2. Companies Act 2013 and Rules and Forms with Concise Commentary and Reference – Corporate Professional’s – Wolters Kluwer India Pvt. Ltd.; Eighth edition
  3. Companies Act, 2013 – Wolters Kluwer India Pvt. Ltd.; Eighth edition
  4. Companies Act with Rules – Taxmann Publication
  5. Company Law and Practice – Dr. G. K Kapoor & Sanjay Dhamija – Taxmann Publication.
  6. Companies Act 2013 and Rules and Forms with Concise Commentary and Referencer – Taxmann.

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