Procedure For Regularisation of Additional Director

Procedure-Regularisation-Additional-Director

An additional director appointed in the board meeting under section 161 (1) of the Companies Act, 2013 can be appointed as a regular director as per the provision of section 160 at the ensuing Annual General meeting of the company following the procedure given below:

As per the provisions of Section 160(1) of the Companies Act, 2013  a person who is not a retiring director in terms of section 152 shall, subject to the provisions of this Act, be eligible for appointment to the office of a director at any general meeting, if he, or some member intending to propose him as a director, has, not less than fourteen days before the meeting, left at the registered office of the company, a notice in writing under his hand signifying his candidature as a director or, as the case may be, the intention of such member to propose him as a candidate for that office, along with the deposit of one lakh rupees.

Procedure For Regularisation of Additional Director

1.A Notice of not less than 14 days must be given to the Company by the person himself or by a member of the company regarding proposal for appointment of a person as a director  before the General Meeting along  with a deposit of 1lakh rupees or such higher amount as may be prescribed which will be refunded in case the candidate gets elected or gets more than 25% of total valid votes cast either on show of hands or on poll on such resolution.  
2.Inform all the members by at least seven days before the general meeting of the company. It is not necessary to serve individual notices as aforesaid if the company advertises it not less than seven days before the meeting at least once in a vernacular newspaper in the principal vernacular language of the district in which the registered office of the company is situated, and circulating in that district, and at least once in English language in an English newspaper circulating in that district. [Section160,Rule13 of The Companies(Appointment and Qualifications of Directors) ]
3.Pass an Ordinary resolution holding general meeting, [Section 114] if the Articles of Association of your company require passing of Special resolution for such appointment, then pass a special resolution with three-fourth majority [Section 114]. 
4.File Form MGT-14 with the concerned ROC within 30 days from the date of Appointment.
5.Fulfill the required compliances as per listing agreement,if your company is a listed company.
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