Companies Act

Section 86. Punishment For Contravention

Companies Act, 2013

12[(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) If any person willfully 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.]


  1. Subs. by Act 29 of 2020, s. 16, for sub-section (1) (w.e.f. 21-12-2020).
  2. . Section 86 numbered as sub-section (1) thereof by Act 22 of 2019, s.12 (w.e.f. 2-11-2018).
  3. Ins. by s. 12, ibid. (w.e.f. 2-11-2018).
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