Section 619A – The Companies Act,1956

The Companies Act, 1956

619A. Annual reports on Government companies.

1[619A. Annual reports on Government companies.

(1) Where the Central Government is a member of a Government company, the Central Government shall cause an annual report on the working and affairs of that company to be-

(a) prepared within three months of its annual general meeting before which the audit report is placed under sub-section (5) of section 619; and

(b) as soon as may be after such preparation, laid before both Houses of Parliament together with a copy of the audit report and any comments upon, or supplement to, the audit report, made by the Comptroller, and Auditor-General of India.

(2) Where in addition to the Central Government, any State Government is also a member of a Government Company, that State Government shall cause a copy of the annual report prepared under sub-section (1) to be laid before the House or both Houses of the State Legislature together with a copy of the audit report and the comments or supplement referred to in sub-section (1).

(3) Where the Central Government is not a member of a Government company, every State Government which is a member of that company, or where only one State Government is a member of the company, that State Government shall cause an annual report on the working and affairs of the company to be-

(a) prepared within the time specified in sub-section (1); and

(b) as soon as may be after such preparation laid before the House or both Houses of the State Legislature with a copy of the audit report and comments or supplement referred to in sub-section (1).]

2[(4) The provisions of this section shall, so far as may be, apply to a Government Company in liquidation as they apply to any other Government company.]

1 Inserted by Act No. 65 of 1960.

2 Inserted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 1988, w.e.f. 15th. June, 1988.

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