[Notification/ Effective Date: 12.09.2013]
Section 29- Public offer of securities to be in dematerialised form.[Corresponds to Section 68B of Companies Act,1956]; [Relevant Rule:9 of The Companies (Prospectus and Allotment of Securities) Rules, 2014]
(1) Notwithstanding anything contained in any other provisions of this Act,—
(a) every company making public offer; and
(b) such other class or classes of public companies as may be prescribed - [Rule 9],
shall issue the securities only in dematerialised form by complying with the provisions of the Depositories Act, 1996 (22 of 1996) and the regulations made thereunder.
(2) Any company, other than a company mentioned in sub-section (1), may convert its securities into dematerialised form or issue its securities in physical form in accordance with the provisions of this Act or in dematerialised form in accordance with the provisions of the Depositories Act, 1996 (22 of1996) and the regulations made thereunder.