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86. Punishment for Contravention.

 Notified Date of Section: 12/09/2013

4[(1) If any company is in default in complying with any of the provisions of this Chapter, the company shall be liable to a penalty of five lakh rupees and every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of fifty thousand rupees.]

3[2[1[(2) If any person wilfully furnishes any false or incorrect information or knowingly suppresses any material information, required to be registered in accordance with the provisions of section 77, he shall be liable for action under section 447.]]]

Amendments

1.Inserted by the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance,2018 dated 02.11.2018

2.Inserted by the Companies (Amendment) Ordinance,2019 dated 14.01.2019    [Companies (Amendment) Ordinance 2018 is repealed on 12th January 2019] 

3.Inserted by the Companies (Amendment) Act,2019 -:Effective From 02nd November 2018   [Companies (Amendment) Second Ordinance 2019 is repealed on 31st July 2019]

4. Substituted by the Companies (Amendment) Act, 2020. Notification dated 28th September, 2020 

for the sub-section (1),

(1) If any company contravenes any provision of this Chapter, the company shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than one lakh rupees but which may extend to ten lakh rupees and every officer of the company who is in default shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to six months or with fine which shall not be less than twenty-five thousand rupees but which may extend to one lakh rupees, or with both.

the following shall be substituted namely,
 
(1) If any company is in default in complying with any of the provisions of this Chapter, the company shall be liable to a penalty of five lakh rupees and every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable to a penalty of fifty thousand rupees.