The Companies Act, 1956
308. Duty of directors and persons deemed to be directors to make disclosure of shareholdings
(1) Every director of a company, and every person deemed to be a director of the company by virtue of sub-section (10) of section 307, shall give notice to the company of such matters relating to himself as may be necessary for the purpose of enabling the company to comply with the provisions of that section.
(2) Any such notice shall be given in writing, and if it is not given at a meting of the Board, the person giving the notice shall take all reasonable steps to secure that it is brought up and read at the meeting of the Board next after it is given
(3) Any person who fails to comply with sub-section (1) or (2) shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years, or with fine which may extend to 1[fifty thousand rupees], or with both.
1. Subs. by Act 53 of 2000, sec. 152, for “five thousand rupees” (w.e.f. 13-12-2000)