Foreign director of company resigning from his office may authorise in writing to sign Form DIR-11 and file the same on his behalf

[To be published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II,
Section 3, Sub-section (i)

Government of India Ministry of Corporate Affairs

NOTIFICATION

New Delhi, the 19th January, 2015

G.S.R.  (E) .— 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) and (4) of section 150,
section 151, sub-section (5) of section 152, section 153, section 154, 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:-1. (1) These rules may be
called the Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Amendment
Rules, 2015. (2) 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 practising chartered accountant or
cost accountant in practice or company secretary in practice or any other
resident director of the company to sign Form DI R-11 and file the same on his
behalf intimating the reasons for the resignation.”.

[F. No.
01/9/2013-CL.V(Part-II)]

S/d

(AMARDEEP SIN BHATIA)

Joint Secretary to the
Government of India

Note.- The principal rules were
published in the Gazette of India, Extraordinary, Part-II, Section 3, Sub-section
(1), vide number G.S.R. 259(E), dated the 31′ March, 2014 and was subsequently
amended by notification number G.S.R. 671 (E), dated the 18th September, 2014.

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