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Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) 4th Amendment Rules, 2018

 Notice Date : 05 July 2018

Government of India



New Delhi, 5th July, 2018

G.S.R. (E).—In exercise of the powers conferred under second proviso to sub-section (1), sub-section (4), clause(f) of sub-section (6) of section 149, sub-section (3) and (4) of section 150, section 151, sub-section (5) of section 152, section 153, section 154, section 157, section 160, sub-section (1) of section 168 and section 170 read with section 469 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, namely: –

1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) fourth Amendment Rules, 2018.

(2) They shall come into force from 10th July, 2018.

2. In the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014,

(i) The rule 11 shall be renumbered as sub-rule (1) thereof and after sub-rule (1) as so renumbered, the following sub-rules shall be inserted, namely:-

“(2) The Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region), or any officer authorised by the Central Government or Regional Director (Northern Region) shall, deactivate the Director Identification Number (DIN), of an individual who does not intimate his particulars in e-form DIR-3-KYC within stipulated time in accordance with rule 12A:

(3) The de-activated DIN shall be re-activated only after e-form DIR-3-KYC is filed along with fee as prescribed under Companies (Registration Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014.

(ii) after rule12, the following shall be inserted, namely:-

“12A Directors KYC:- Every individual who has been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as on 31st March of a financial year as per these rules shall, submit e-form DIR-3-KYC to the Central Government on or before 30th April of immediate next financial year.

Provided that every individual who has already been allotted a Director Identification Number (DIN) as at 31st March, 2018, shall submit e-form DIR-3 KYC on or before 31st August, 2018.”;

(iii) In the Annexure after Form DIR-3 the following Form shall be inserted, namely:-


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[F.No. 01/22/2013 CL-V (Pt-III)]
(K.V.R.Murty) Joint Secretary.

Note: The principal notification was published in the Gazette of India, Part II, Section 3, Sub-section (i) vide number G.S.R. 259(E) dated the 315t March, 2014 and subsequently amended vide the following notifications:-

Serial Number Notification Number Notification Date
1. G.S.R. 671 (E) 18.09.2014
2. G.S.R. 42(E) 19.01.2015
3. G.S.R. 839 (E) 05.07.2017
4. G.S.R.51(E) 22.01.2018
5. G.S.R.431 (E) 07.05.2018
6. G.S.R. 558 (E) 12.06.2018

on 07 July 2018
Notification No : F.No. 01/22/2013 CL-V (Pt-III)
Published in Corporate Law
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