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The Companies Act, 2013

Chapter X - Audit and Auditors (139-148)

Section 142- Remuneration of auditors.

[Notification Date: 26.03.2014; Effective from: 01.04.2014]

Section 142- Remuneration of auditors [Corresponds to Section 224 of the Companies Act, 1956]

(1) The remuneration of the auditor of a company shall be fixed in its general meeting or in such manner as may be determined therein:

Provided that the Board may fix remuneration of the first auditor appointed by it.

(2) The remuneration under sub-section (1) shall, in addition to the fee payable to an auditor, include the expenses, if any, incurred by the auditor in connection with the audit of the company and any facility extended to him but does not include any remuneration paid to him for any other service rendered by him at the request of the company.