Section 403 Of Companies Act 2013
Updated: Oct 2, 2022
Section 403: Fee for Filing, etc.
Provisions of Section 403 of the Companies Act 2013 are as follows,
(1) Any document, fact, or information needed or authorized to be registered under this Act should be submitted, lodged, registered, or recorded within the period provided in the relevant section on payment of such fee as may be imposed - [Rule 12]:
Provided, however, that any document, fact, or information may be submitted, filed, registered, or recorded after the time specified in the relevant provision for such submission, filing, registering, or recording, within a period of two hundred and seventy days from the date by which it should have been submitted, filed, registered, or recorded, as the case may be, on payment of any additional fee prescribed:
Provided further that any such document, fact, or information may be submitted, filed, registered, or recorded after the time specified in the first proviso on payment of the fee and any additional fee specified under this section, without prejudice to any other legal action or liability under the Act.
(2) Where a company fails or commits any default in submitting, filing, registering, or recording any document, fact, or information under sub-section (1) before the expiration of the period specified in the first proviso to that sub-section with additional fee, the company and the officers of the company who are in default shall, without prejudice to their liability for payment of the fee and additional fee, be liable for the penalty or punishment provided under this Act for such failure or default.