The Companies Act, 2013 Company Act ICSI
SectionContentEffective Date*
 *Some of the sub-sections of these sections have been notified on different dates. 
 Page 1 of 10, items 1 to 50 of 471.
section 1Short title, extent, commencement and application29/08/2013
section 2Definitions12/09/2013
section 3Formation of company01/04/2014
section 4Memorandum01/04/2014
section 5Articles01/04/2014
section 6Act to override memorandum, articles, etc.01/04/2014
section 7Incorporation of company01/04/2014
section 8Formation of companies with charitable objects, etc.01/04/2014
section 9Effect of registration01/04/2014
section 10Effect of memorandum and articles01/04/2014
section 11Commencement of business, etc.01/04/2014
section 12Registered office of company01/04/2014
section 13Alteration of memorandum01/04/2014
section 14Alteration of articles01/04/2014
section 15Alteration of memorandum or articles to be noted in every copy01/04/2014
section 16Rectification of name of company01/04/2014
section 17Copies of memorandum, articles, etc., to be given to members01/04/2014
section 18Conversion of companies already registered01/04/2014
section 19Subsidiary company not to hold shares in its holding company12/09/2013
section 20Service of documents01/04/2014
section 21Authentication of documents, proceedings and contracts12/09/2013
section 22Execution of bills of exchange, etc.12/09/2013
section 23Public offer and private placement12/09/2013
section 24Power of Securities and Exchange Board to regulate issue and transfer of securities, etc.12/09/2013
section 25Document containing offer of securities for sale to be deemed prospectus12/09/2013
section 26Matters to be stated in prospectus01/04/2014
section 27Variation in terms of contract or objects in prospectus01/04/2014
section 28Offer of sale of shares by certain members of company01/04/2014
section 29Public offer of securities to be in dematerialised form12/09/2013
section 30Advertisement of prospectus12/09/2013
section 31Shelf prospectus12/09/2013
section 32Red herring prospectus12/09/2013
section 33Issue of application forms for securities12/09/2013
section 34Criminal liability for mis-statements in prospectus12/09/2013
section 35Civil liability for mis-statements in prospectus12/09/2013
section 36Punishment for fraudulently inducing persons to invest money12/09/2013
section 37Action by affected persons12/09/2013
section 38Punishment for personation for acquisition, etc., of securities12/09/2013
section 39Allotment of securities by company12/09/2013
section 40Securities to be dealt with in stock exchanges12/09/2013
section 41Global depository receipt01/04/2014
section 42Offer or invitation for subscription of securities on private placement01/04/2014
section 43Kinds of share capital01/04/2014
section 44Nature of shares or debentures12/09/2013
section 45Numbering of shares12/09/2013
section 46Certificate of shares01/04/2014
section 47Voting rights01/04/2014
section 48Variation of shareholders' rights15/12/2016
section 49Calls on shares of same class to be made on uniform basis12/09/2013
section 50Company to accept unpaid share capital, although not called up12/09/2013
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