MCA Clarification on Applicability/ Availability of New e-Form DPT-3 on MCA website after Nov. 2017
The MCA has issued a Clarification about the Applicability/ Availability of New Form DPT-3 issued vide the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Second Amendment Rules, 2017, i.e. new e-form DPT-3 shall be available after Nov. 2017 on MCA website and in the meantime existing e-form DPT-3 can be used, as under:
This Ministry, vide notification number G.S.R. 1172(E) dated 19th September, 2017 has issued the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Second Amendment Rules, 2017 thereby amending the Companies (Acceptance of Deposits) Rules, 2014. The said amendment Rules inter-alia provide for substitution of existing Form DPT -3 with a new Form DPT-3. Stakeholders have sought clarifications w.r.t. timelines of the applicability/ availability of the new Form DPT-3.
2. The matter has been examined and it is hereby clarified that new Form DPT-3 shall be made available for E-filing after the month of November, 2017 and till the time the new e-form is made available, the existing e-form can be used.