One time opportunity to file form ADT-1 filed through GNL-2 for appointment of auditor without payment of fee
General Circular No. 06/2019
F. No. 01/22/2013-CL-V
GOVERNMENT OF INDIA
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
5th Floor ‘A’ Wing Shastri Bhawan,
Dr. R. O. Road, New Delhi
All Regional Directors,
All Registrars of Companies,
Subject: Clarification for form ADT-1 filed through GNL-2 under the Companies Act, 2O13- reg.
In continuation of General Circular No. 09/2014 dated 25.04.2014, the Ministry of Corporate Affairs has received representation from stakeholders seeking relaxation of fee for filing e-form no. ADT-1, particularly form ADT-1 filed through GNL-2 during the period from 01.04.2014 to 20.10.2014 for appointment of Auditor for the period from 01 .04.2014 to 31.03.2019 due to non-availability of e-form ADT-1 during thce said period.
2. Accordingly, the matter has been examincd and it is here by clarified that
companies which had filed form no. ADT-1 through GNL-2 as an attachment (by selecting ‘others’ during the period from 01.04.2014 to 20.10.2014 may file eform no. ADT-1 for appointment of Auditor for the period upto 31.03.20 19 without fee, till 15.06.2019 (since fee had been paid for filing GNL-2 for the same purpose) and thereafter fee and additional fee shall be applicable as per Companies (Registration of Office and Fees) Rules, 2014.
3. Stakeholders arc advised to avail this one time opportunity and file ADT-1
without fee as stated above, well in time and adhere to the time lines as specified above.
4. This issues with approval of the competent authority.
Yours faithfu Ily
Assistant Director (Policy)
Copy forwarded for information and necessary action to:-
1 . E-Governance Section and 2. Guard file.