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Section 483- The Companies Act,1956

The Companies Act, 1956

483. Appeals from orders.

Appeals from 1[any order made or decision given before the commencement of the Companies (Second Amendment) Act, 2002], in the matter of the winding up of a company by the Court shall lie to the same Court to which, in the same manner in which, and subject to the same conditions under which, appeals lie from any order or decision of the Court in cases within its ordinary jurisdiction.


(i) An appeal under section 483 of the Act lies to the same High Court irrespective of the powers under the Letters Patent; Arti Dutta v. Eastern Tea Estate (P) Ltd., 1988 (64) Comp. Cas. 313: 1988 (1) Com LJ 34: AIR 1988 SC 325.

(ii) An order passed by a company Judge directing advertisement of a winding up application is appealable under section 483 of the Companies Act; Golcha Investment (P) Ltd. v. Shanti Chandra Bafna, 1970 (40) Comp. Cas. 1128: AIR 1970 SC 1350.


1. Subs. by Act 11 of 2003, sec. 82, for “any order made, or decision given”.

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