[Notification Date: 26.03.2014; Effective from: 01.04.2014]
Section 157- Company to inform Director Identification Number to Registrar. [Corresponds to Section 266E of the Companies Act, 1956]; [Relevant Rule: 10A of The Companies (Appointment and Qualification of Directors) Rules, 2014]
(1) Every company shall, within fifteen days of the receipt of intimation under section 156, furnish the Director Identification Number of all its directors to the Registrar or any other officer or authority as may be specified by the Central Government with such fees as may be prescribed or with such additional fees as may be prescribed within the time specified under section 403 and every such intimation shall be furnished in such form and manner as may be prescribed - [Rule 10A].
(2) If a company fails to furnish Director Identification Number under sub-section (1), before the expiry of the period specified under section 403 with additional fee, the company shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than twenty-five thousand rupees but which may extend to one lakh rupees and every officer of the company who is in default shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than twenty-five thousand rupees but which may extend to one lakh rupees.