Appointment and Qualification of Directors Amendment Rules, 2015
MCA NOTIFICATION DT: 19.01.2015:
In exercise of the powers conferred by the second proviso to sub-section(1), sub-section(4) and clause (f) of sub-section (6) of section 149, sub-sections(3) section 157, section 160, sub-section(1) of section 168 and section 170 read with section 469 of the companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the central government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, namely:-
- These rules may be called the companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment Rules, 2015.
- They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the official Gazette.
2. In the companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014, in rule 16, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:-
"Provided that in case a company has already filed Form DIR-12 with the Registrar under rule 15, a foreign director of such company resigning from his office may authorise in writing a 15, a foreign director of such company resigning from his office may aurtorise in writing a practising chartered accountant or cost accountant in practice or company secretary in practice or any other resident director of the company to sign Form DIR-11 and file the same on his behalf intimating the reasons for the resignation."
Note: The principal rules were published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section (i), vide number G.S.R.259 (E), dated the 18th September, 2014.