The Oil Industry (Development) Act, 1974
14. Application of Act 1 of 1956.
- Where the management of an oil industrial concern, being a company as defined in the Companies Act, 1956, is taken over by the Board, then, notwithstanding anything contained in the said Act or in the memorandum or articles of association of such concern,--
- it shall not be lawful for the shareholders of such concern or any other person to nominate or appoint any person to be a Director of such concern;
- no resolution passed at any meeting of the shareholders of such concern shall be given effect to unless approved by the Board;
- no proceeding for the winding up of such concern or for the appointment of a receiver in respect thereof shall lie in any court, except with the consent of the Board.
- Subject to the provisions contained in sub-section (1) and to the other provisions contained in this Act and subject to such other exceptions, restrictions and limitations, if any, as the Central Government may, by notification in the Official Gazette, specify in this behalf, the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), shall continue to apply to such concern in the same manner as it applied thereto before the issue of the notified order under section 10.