Factoring Regulation Act, 2011
6. Powers of Reserve Bank to give directions and to collect information from factors.-
1. The Reserve Bank may, at any time by general or special order, direct that every factor shall furnish to it, in such form, at such intervals and within such time, such statements, information or particulars relating to factoring business undertaken by the factor, as may be specified by the Reserve Bank from time to time.
2. The Reserve Bank may, if it considers necessary in the interest of business enterprises availing factoring services or in the interest of factors or interest of other stake holders give directions to the factors either generally or to any factor in particular or group of factors in respect of any matters relating to or connected with the factoring business undertaken by such factors.
3. If any factor fails to comply with any direction given by the Reserve Bank under sub-section (2), the Reserve Bank may prohibit such factor from undertaking the factoring business: Provided that before prohibiting any factor from undertaking the factoring business, the factor shall be given a reasonable opportunity of being heard.