Companies act 1956
Short title, commencement and extent.
Interpretation of certain words and expressions.
Definitions of "company", "existing company", "private company" and "public company".
Meaning of "holding company" and "subsidiary".
Public Financial Institutions.
Meaning of "officer who is in default".
Meaning of "relative".
Interpretation of "person in accordance with whose directions or instructions directors are accustomed to act".
Power of Central Government to declare an establishment not to be a branch office.
Act to override memorandum, articles, etc.
Jurisdiction of Courts.
Board of Company Law administration.
Constitution of Board of Company Law Administration.
Appeals against the orders of the Company Law Board.
Incorporation of Company and Matters Incidental thereto.
Prohibition of associations and partnerships exceeding certain number.
Mode of forming incorporated company.
Requirements with respect to memorandum.
Form of memorandum.
Printing and signature of memorandum.
Special provision as to alteration of memorandum consequent on alteration of name of State of Madras.
Special provision as to alteration of memorandum consequent on alteration of name of State of Mysore.
Alteration of memorandum.
Special resolution and confirmation by [Company Law Board] required for alteration of memorandum.
Change of registered office within a State
Alteration to be registered within three months.
Effect of failure to register.
Companies not to be registered with undesirable names.
Change of name by company.
Rectification of name of company.
Registration of change of name and effect thereof.
Change of name of existing private limited companies.
Power to dispense with "Limited" in name of charitable or other company.
Articles prescribing regulations.
Regulations required in case of unlimited company, company limited by guarantee or private company limited by shares.
Adoption and application of Table A in the case of companies limited by shares.
Form of articles in the case of other companies.
Form and signature of articles.
Alteration of articles by special resolution.
Registration of unlimited company as limited, etc.
Registration of memorandum and articles.
Effect of registration.
Conclusiveness of certificate of incorporation.
Effect of memorandum and articles.
Provision as to companies limited by guarantee.
Effect of alteration in memorandum or articles.
Copies of memorandum and articles, etc., to be given to members.
Alteration of memorandum or articles, etc., to be noted in every copy.
Definition of "member".
Membership of holding company.
Consequences of default in complying with conditions constituting a company a private company.
Private company to become public company in certain cases.
Prospectus or statement in lieu of prospectus to be filed by private company on ceasing to be private company.
Members severally liable for debts where business carried on with fewer than seven, or in the case of a private company, two members.
Form of contracts.
Bills of exchange and promissory notes.
Execution of deeds.
Investments of company to be held in its own name.
Power for company to have official seal for use outside India.
Service of documents on company.
Service of documents on Registrar.
Service of documents on members by company.
Authentication of documents and Proceedings.
Prospectus and Allotment, and other matters relating to issue of shares or debentures.
Dating of prospectus.
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