Section 614A – The Companies Act,1956

The Companies Act, 1956

614A. Power of Court trying offences under the Act to direct the filing of documents with Registrar.

1[614A. Power of Court trying offences under the Act to direct the filing of documents with Registrar.

(1) Any Court trying an offence for a default in compliance with any provision of this Act which requires a company or its officers to file or register with, or deliver or send to, the Registrar, any return, account or other document, may at the time of sentencing, acquitting or discharging the accused, direct by order, if it thinks fit to do so, any officer or other employee of the company to file or register with, deliver or send to, the Registrar on payment of the fee including the additional fee required to be paid under section 611, such return, account or other document within such time as may be specified in the order.

(2) Any officer or other employee of the company who fails to comply with an order of the Court under sub-section (1) shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months, or with fine, or with both.

1 Inserted by Act No. 65 of 1960.

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