Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules, 2019 notified by MCA
MCA has notified the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Second Amendment Rules, 2019 and has revised Form BEN 2 (Return u/s 89 in respect of declaration of significant beneficial ownership in shares of a company u/s 90 of the Companies Act 2013.
Earlier today, the MCA has updated on its portal that Form BEN-2 (Return to the Registrar in respect of declaration under Section 90), is likely to be made available for filing on the portal w.e.f 2nd July 2019. Stakeholders may please take note and plan accordingly keeping in view Ministry’s General Circular No: 07/2018 dated 6th September 2018.
Further, it may be noted that MCA has already clarified about the time limit for filing the BEN-2 form, which shall be 30 days from the date of deployment of BEN-2 e-form on the MCA portal and no additional fee shall be levied if the same is filed within 30 days from the date of deployment thereof.
C.S.R. (E).- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 469 read with section 90 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules further to amend the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules, 2018, namely:-
1. (1) These rules may be called the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Second Amendment Rules, 2019. (2) They shall come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.
2. In the principal rules, for Form No. BEN-2, the following Form shall be substituted, namely: –
FORM NO. BEN-2
[Pursuant to section 90(4) of The Companies Act, 2013 and rule 4 and rule 8 of the Companies (Significant Beneficial Owners) Rules, 2018]
Return to the Registrar in respect of declaration under section 90
(please refer above attachment for format of BEN 2)