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Appointment of cost auditor


Avneesh Mishra (CS Trainee)     25 July 2014

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Dear All,

Appointment of Cost Auditor required a resolution to be passed at AGM by Shareholders or it can be appointed in any of the Board Meetings???

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Avneesh Mishra

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Avneesh Mishra (CS Trainee)     25 July 2014

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14. Remuneration of the Cost Auditor.- For the purpose of sub-section (3) of section 148,—

  1. in the case of companies which are required to constitute an audit committee—

(i) the Board shall appoint an individual, who is a cost accountant in practice, or a firm of cost accountants in practice, ascost auditor on the recommendations of the Audit committee, which shall also recommend remuneration for such cost auditor;

(ii) the remuneration recommended by the Audit Committee under (i) shall be considered and approved by the Board of Directors and ratified subsequently by the shareholders;

  1. in the case of other companies which are not required to constitute an audit committee, the Board shall appoint an individual who is a cost accountant in practice or a firm of cost accountants in practice as cost auditor and the remuneration of such cost auditor shall be ratified by shareholders subsequently. 

 

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Vandana J Doshi (Practising Company Secretary)     25 July 2014

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Hi Avneesh....you have yourself answered your query....only remuneration of the Cost Auditor is to be ratified by the shareholders in the GMs.....

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Avneesh Mishra (CS Trainee)     25 July 2014

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Yes Ma'am smiley


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