Section 54 – The Companies Act,1956

The Companies Act, 1956

54. Authentication of documents and proceedings.

Save as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, a document or proceeding requiring authentication by a company may be signed by a director, 1[***] the manager, the secretary or other authorised officer of the company, and need not be under its common seal.


1. The words “the managing agent, the secretaries and treasurers, ” omitted by Act 53 of 2000, sec. 15 (w.e.f. 13-12-2000).

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