Woman director on the Board under Companies Act 2013

By | May 9, 2016


Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014

Woman director on the Board

3. The following class of companies shall appoint at least one woman director—

(i) every listed company;
(ii) every other public company having—
(a) paid-up share capital of one hundred crore rupees or more; or
(b) turnover of three hundred crore rupees or more :

Provided that a company, which has been incorporated under the Act and is covered under provisions of second proviso to sub-section (1) of section 149 shall comply with such provisions within a period of six months from the date of its incorporation :

Provided further that any intermittent vacancy of a woman director shall be filled-up by the Board at the earliest but not later than immediate next Board meeting or three months from the date of such vacancy whichever is later.

Explanation.—For the purposes of this rule, it is hereby clarified that the paid up share capital or turnover, as the case may be, as on the last date of latest audited financial statements shall be taken into account.

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