CODE OF CONDUCT. 15 TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF COMPANY SECRETARIES 27 TH JUNE 2014 MUMBAI BY MAHESH ANANT ATHAVALE KANJ & ASSOCIATES PUNE. OVERVIEW. The Company Secretaries Act, 1980: Chapter V – Section 21 to 22E First Schedule Second Schedule
15TH NATIONAL CONFERENCE OF
27TH JUNE 2014
BY MAHESH ANANT ATHAVALE
KANJ & ASSOCIATES
Chapter V – Section 21 to 22E
The Complaint can be withdrawn subject to the permission of BOD or DC
Presiding Officer : Expert in disciplinary matters and profession
2 Members : 1 Elected Council member
1 Officer of the Institute
Agrees - File closed
Disagrees - DD shall further investigate
Council constitutes DC consisting of:
Mr. SudhirBabu C
Mr. S. Balasubramaniam
Mr. S. K. Tuteja
Certain powers of civil court can be exercised by DD:
Section 22E provides for appeal to authority: conduct if alleged misconduct is during the period of his membership.
Modify Order/ Penalty
Remit the case back to BOD/ DC
In such a scenario writ is the only option
---Applying/ Requesting/ Inviting/ Securing work from other PCS permitted
---Replying to tenders or enquiries permitted.
---Displaying degree of University or membership of other professional bodies, if approved by Council, is permitted.
---Limited advertisement subject to guidelines issue by Council permitted
---Directorship in other companies is permitted
If held guilty by the court for an offence punishable with an imprisonment for a term exceeding six months.