What exactly does 'Register to be maintained as per section 301 of Companies Act' mean??
I read it as one of the points to be mentioned as per CARO report 2003.
if u are not satisfied with the below explanations.. kindly let me know....
[(1) Every company shall keep one or more registers in which shall be entered separately particulars of all contracts or arrangements to which section 297 or section 299 applies, including the following particulars to the extent they are applicable in each case, namely.-
(a) the date of the contract or arrangement;
(b) the names of the parties thereto;
(c) the principal terms and conditions thereof,
(d) in the case of a contract to which section 297 applies or in the case of a contract or arrangement to which sub-section (2) of section 299 applies, the date on which it was placed before the Board;
(e) the names of the directors voting for and against the contract or arrangement and the names of those remaining neutral.
3) The register aforesaid shall also specify, in relation to each director of the company, the names of the firms and bodies corporate of which notice has been given by him under sub-section (3) of section 299.
(3A) Nothing in sub-sections (1), (2) and (3) shall apply-
(a) to any contract or arrangement for the sale, purchase or supply of any goods, materials or services if the value of such goods and materials or the cost of such services does not exceed one thousand rupees in the aggregate in any year; or
(b) to any contract or arrangement (to which section 297 or, as the case may be, section 299 applies) by a banking company for the collection of bills in the ordinary course of its business or to any transaction referred to in clause (c) or sub-section (2) of section 297.]
(4) If default is made in complying with the provisions of sub-section (1), (2) or (3), the company, and every officer of the company who is in default, shall, in respect of each default, be punishable with fine which may extend to 2[five thousand rupees].