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Companies (Amendment) Act, 2000


3. Amendment of section 3.-

In section 3 of the principal Act,-

(a) in sub-section (1),-

(i) in clause (iii),-

(A) in the opening portion, for the words "means a company which, by its articles,-", the words "means a company which has a minimum paid-up capital of one lakh rupees or such higher paid-up capital as may be prescribed, and by its articles,-" shall be substituted;

(B) after sub-clause (c), before the proviso, the following clause shall be inserted, namely:-

"(d) prohibits any invitation or acceptance of deposits from persons other than its members, directors or their relatives:";

(ii) for clause (iv), the following clause shall be substituted, namely:-

'(iv) "public company" means a company which-

(a) is not a private company;

(b) has a minimum paid-up capital of five lakh rupees or such higher paid-up capital, as may be prescribed;

(c) is a private company which is a subsidiary of a company which is not a private company;';

(b) after sub-section (2), the following sub-sections shall be inserted, namely:-

"(3) Every private company, existing on the commencement of the Companies (Amendment ) Act, 2000, with a paid-up capital of less than one lakh rupees shall, within a period of two years from such commencement, enhance its paid-up capital to one lakh rupees.

(4) Every public company, existing on the commencement of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2000, with a paid-up capital of less than five lakh rupees shall, within a period of two years from such commencement, enhance its paid-up capital to five lakh rupee .

(5) Where a private company or a public company fails to enhance its paid-up capital in the manner specified in sub-section (3) or sub-section (4), such company shall be deemed to be a defunct company within the meaning of section 560 and its name shall be struck off from the register by the Registrar.

(6) A company registered under section 25 before or after the commencement of the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2000, shall not be required to have minimum paid-up capital specified in this section.".



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