Section 481 – The Companies Act,1956

The Companies Act, 1956

481. Dissolution of company.

(1) When the affairs of a company have been completely wound up 1[or when the 2[Tribunal] is of the opinion that the liquidator cannot proceed with the winding up of a company for want of funds and assets or for any other reason whatsoever and it is just and reasonable in the circumstances of the case that an order of dissolution of the company should be made], the 2[Tribunal] shall make an order that the company be dissolved from the date of the order, and the company shall be dissolved accordingly.

(2) A copy to the order shall within 3[thirty] days from the date thereof, be forwarded by the liquidator to the Registrar who shall make in his books a minute of the dissolution of the company.

(3) If the liquidator makes default in forwarding a copy as aforesaid, he shall be punishable with fine which may extend to 4[five hundred rupees] for every day during which the default continues.

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1. Ins. by Act 65 of 1960, sec. 177 (w.e.f. 28-12-1960).

2. Subs. by Act 11 of 2003, sec. 81, for “Court”.

3. Subs. by Act 31 of 1965, sec. 62 and Sch., for “fourteen” (w.e.f. 15-10-1965).

4. Subs. by Act 53 of 2000, sec. 191, for “fifty rupees” (w.e.f. 13-12-2000).

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