Section 547 – The Companies Act,1956

The Companies Act, 1956

547. Notification that a company is in liquidation.

(1) Where a company is being wound up, whether by 1[the Tribunal] or voluntarily, every invoice, order for goods or business letter issued by or on behalf of the company or a liquidator of the company, or a receiver or manager of the property of the company, being a document on or in which the name of the company appears, shall contain a statement that the company is being wound up.

(2) If default is made in complying with this section, the company, and every one of the following persons who wilfully authorises or permits the default, namely any officer of the company, any liquidator of the company and any receiver or manager, shall be punishable with fine which may extend to 2[five thousand rupees].


1. Subs. by Act 11 of 2003, sec. 104, for “or under the supervision of the Court”.

2. Subs. by Act 53 of 2000, sec. 208, for “five hundred rupees” (w.e.f. 13-12-2000).

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