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Timeallowed:3hours Maximummarks:100

Totalnumberofquestions:8 Totalnumberofprintedpages:4

NOTE: AnswerSIXquestionsincludingQuestionNo.1whichiscompulsory.

1. Draft the specimen resolutions alongwith necessary explanatory statements wherever


requiredfortransactingthefollowingitemsofbusiness:
(i) Deletingarticle49ofthearticlesofassociationrelatingtomanagingagents.
(ii) Subdivisionofshares.
(iii) Appointmentofadirectorotherthanaretiringdirector.
(iv) Declarationofinterimdividend.
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2. (a)Acompanydeclareddividendon31 stOctober,1996fortheyearended31stMarch,
1996.Outofthedividendsodeclared,asumofRs.2,17,290remainsunclaimedasat
31st March, 2004. As the secretary of the company, how will you deal with this
amount?
(b) AshaLtd.soughttorefuseregistrationofsharesinthenameofVibhaLtd.onthe
ostensiblegroundthatVibhaLtd.hasnotcompliedwiththerequirementsofsection
292oftheCompaniesAct,1956inmakingtheinvestment.IstheactionofAshaLtd.
valid?Justify.
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3. SadbhavanaLtd.hadarecordturnoverofRs.100croreandearnedanetprofitofRs.23
crorefortheyearended31 stMarch,2004whichwasits10 thyearofoperations.Preparethe
Boardofdirectorsreportfortheyear200304. Youmaymakenecessaryassumptions
aboutthefactsandfiguresasmaybenecessary.
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4. (a)Elucidate the procedure to be followed for incorporation of a private limited


companyandoutlinethedistinctivefeaturesofsuchacompanyundertheCompanies
Act,1956.

(b) Discussthelawandprocedurerelatingtointercorporateloansandinvestments.

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5. In the light of provisions of the Companies Act, 1956, state with reasons whether the
followingstatementsaretrueorfalse.Attemptanyfour:
(i) Depositsreceivedbyapubliccompanyfromanotherpubliccompanyarereckonedas
depositsundertheCompanies(AcceptanceofDeposits)Rules,1975.

(ii) Unlessdepreciationisprovided,thereisnowaydividendscanbepaidbyacompany.

(iii) AllresolutionsthatarepassedatBoardmeetingsneedonlysimplemajority,asspecial
resolutionhasnothingtodowithBoardmeetings.

(iv) Aspecialresolutionrequirestwothirdsmajorityoftotalvotingpower.

(v) MinutesoftheBoardmeetingneedstobesignedbythechairmanwithin30daysof
themeeting.

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6. (a) Outlinethemeaningandsignificanceofacharge.Whatarethechargesthatneedto
beregistered?Whataretheconsequencesofnonfilingofacharge?

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(b) Ajay,ashareholderofAdarshLtd.,wrotetothecompanyforsupplyofcopiesof100
foliosofregisterofmembers.Thecompanyinsistedthatbeforeaskingcopiesofthe
folios,Ajayoughttohavetakeninspectionandspecifiedtheparticularsofthefolios.
Withoutsuchinspection,copiesoffolioscannotbemadeavailable.AdviseAjay.

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(c) Zahirwrotetothecompanytosupplyhimcopiesofauditedbalancesheetssince31 st
March,2001. Thecompanyrefusedtosupplyhimallthesebalancesheetsbutwas
willingtosupplythelastauditedbalancesheetofthecompanyforthefinancialyear
ended31stMarch,2004.AdviseZahir.

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7. (a)TheChairmanandtheCompanySecretaryarechargedwiththeoffenceofviolation
of themandatoryprovisions of the Companies Act, 1956for having failed to file
necessaryreturnsaspertheAct. Theyfeelthattherecouldbepenalactionagainst
themonlyifthereisdeliberateviolationoflawandnotwhentherewereinadvertent
errors.Hence,intheiropinion,thereshouldnotbeanyprosecution.Advisethem.

(b) Holderofonlyoneshareofalargepubliccompanygavenoticeundersection284of
theCompaniesAct,1956forremovalofthewholetimedirectorwhoistheCEOof
thecompanyattheensuingAGM.Thecompanyhasbeenadvisednottoentertainthe
notice in view of noncompliance of requirements of section 188 in regard to
circulationofmembersresolution.Thematterhasbeenreferredtoyouforasecond
opinion.Advise.

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8. (a)AdvanceSolutionsPvt.Ltd.isacompanyengagedindevelopmentofsoftware.
Ajit,BaljitandCharanjitaretheonlyshareholdersanddirectorsofthecompany.Ajit
hasrecentlystartedhisownindependentsoftwaredevelopmentcompany.Baljitand
CharanjitareoftheviewthatcontinuationofAjitasdirectorandshareholderofthe
companywillbeagainsttheinterestsofthecompany.Therefore,theywanttoexpel
Ajitasamemberaswellasdirectorofthecompany.AdviseBaljitandCharanjit.

(b) SharesofAnandPvt.Ltd.areheldbyRamandShyamintheproportionof70:30.
RamtransfershisentireshareholdinginfavourofRamaInvestmentsLtd.AnandPvt.
Ltd.becameasubsidiaryofapubliccompanyandchangeditsstatusassuch.Statethe
implicationsofaboveandenumeratetheprocedure,ifany,requiredtobefollowedin
thisregard.
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