S.O. 2276 (E) -- In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (2) of section 610B of the Companies Act, 1956, the Central Government hereby makes the following Scheme to amend the Scheme for Filing of Statutory Deocuments and other Transactions by Companies in Electronic Mode, namely:-
1. (1) This Scheme may be called as the Scheme for Filing of Statutory Documents and other Transactions by Companies in Electronic Mode (Amendment) Scheme, 2009.
(2) This scheme shall come into force on the 13th day of September, 2009.
2. In the Scheme for Filing of Statutory Documents and other Transactions by Companies in Electronic Mode, in Annexre ''A'', in pragraph 4, for sub-paragraph (8), the following sub-paragraph shall be subsitutued, namely:-
"(8) Collection of Stamp Duty on documents through MCA portal and dispensation of physical submission thereof.
(a) The Central Government, for the purpose of making all transactions faster, improving service delivery and making Office of the Registrar paperless, has decided to dispense with the physical submission of documents. The Central Government shall initially collect stamp duty payable on Form No.1, Memorandum of Association, Article of Association, Form No. 5 and Form No. 44 at the time of their e-filing, through MCA portal www.mca.gov.in. The Central government shall collect the stamp duty on behalf of the State Governments and Union territories for specific purpose of e-filing of documents under the provission of the Companies Act, 1956 and to remit the same directly to the accounts of the State Governments and Union territories in accordance with the approved payment and accounting procedure. The procedure for collection of stamp duty shall come into force with effect from the 13th day of September, 2009. Out of twenty eight States and seven Union territories, except State of Sikkam, where the provisions of the Companies Act,1956 are not extended, the Central Government has sought authorisation to generate e-Stamps on their behalf. The Central Government has received authorization from only twenty-two State Governments and Union territory Administrations. As soon as the authorization from the remaining twelve States and Union territories, namely, Chandigarh, Daman and Diu, Himachal Pradesh, Kerala, Mizoram, Puducherry, Dadra and Nagar Haveli, Goa, Jammu and Kashmir, Lakshadweep, Nagaland and Tripura is received, the Central Government shall...