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Article 100(b), inter alia, provides to authorise or empower any Director or Managing Director or Secretary or any other officer of the Company either by name, in virtue of office or otherwise or any other person or persons, either singly or jointly to exercise or perform all or any of the powers, including the power to sub-delegate authorities and duties conferred or imposed on the Board by way of these Articles subject to such restrictions and conditions, if any, and either generally or in specific cases as the Board may think proper.
Appointment of officers etc.
Article 100(c), inter alia, provides to appoint and at their discretion, remove or suspend such officers, by whatever designation called managers, engineers, experts, legal advisors, solicitors, clerks, agents, salesmen, workmen and other servants or professionals, for permanent, temporary or special services as the Board may from time to time think fit and determine their duties, fix their salaries, emoluments and delegate to or confer upon them such powers, including the power to sub-delegate authorities and discretions as the Board may think fit.
Article 100(d), inter alia, provides for the welfare of employees or ex-employees or Directors or ex-Directors of the Company and the wives, widows and families of the dependant or connections of such persons, by building or contributing to the building of houses, dwelling or by grants of moneys, pensions, gratuities, allowances, bonuses or other payments; or by creating and from time to time subscribing or contributing to provident fund and other funds, associations, institutions or trust and by providing or subscribing or contributing towards places of instruction and recreation, hospitals and dispensaries, medical and other attendance and other assistance, as the Board shall think fit.
Secretary Board may appoint Secretary Article 101 provides that the Board may from time to time appoint, and at its discretion subject to applicable provisions of the Act, if any, remove any person as the Secretary of the Company (hereinafter called "The Secretary") to perform such duties and functions, which by the Act or otherwise are to be performed by the Secretary of the Company, and to execute any other duties and functions, which may from time to time be assigned to the Secretary by the Board. A Director may be appointed as Secretary provided that any provision of the Act or these presents requiring or authorising a thing to be done by or to a Director and the Secretary shall not be satisfied by its being done or to the same person acting both as Director and as, or in place of the Secretary.
The Seal in custody and use
102. The Board shall provide for a Common Seal for the purposes of the Company, and shall have power from time to time to destroy the same and substitute a new seal in lieu thereof, and the Board shall provide for the safe custody of the seal for the time being, and the seal shall never be used except by the authority of the Board or a Committee of the Board previously given.
Deeds how executed
103. Subject to the provisions of the Act and these Articles every deed or other instrument, to which the seal of the Company is required to be affixed, by the authority of the resolution of the Board shall, unless the same is executed by a duly constituted attorney of the Company, be signed by at least one Director or the Secretary or some other person appointed by the Board for the purpose, on every such deed or instrument.
Dividends And Reserves Division of profits Article 104, inter alia provides that the profits of the Company, subject to any special rights relating thereto, shall be divisible among the members in proportion to the amount of capital paid up on the share held by them respectively.
Provided always that subject as aforesaid any capital paid up on a share during the period in respect of which a dividend is declared shall unless the Board otherwise determine, only entitle the holder of such share to a proportionate amount of such dividend as from the date of payment.
Dividend to registered share-holders only Article 105, inter alia, provides that no dividend shall be paid by the Company in respect of any share except to the registered holder of such share or to his order or to his banker.
Article 106, inter alia, provides that:
(1) The Board may, before recommending any dividend, set aside out of the profits of the Company such sums as it thinks proper as a reserve or reserves which shall, at the discretion of the Board, be applicable for any purpose to which the profits of the Company may be properly applied, including provision for meeting contingencies or for equalising dividends, and pending such application, may at the like discretion, either be employed in the business of the Company or be invested in such investments as the Board may, from time to time think fit.
(2) The Board may also carry forward any profits, which it may think prudent not to divide, without setting them aside as a reserve.
Notice of dividend Article 107, inter alia, provides for notice of any dividend that may have been declared shall be given to the persons entitled to share therein in the manner mentioned in the Companies Act and these Articles.
Dividend not to bear interest Article 108, inter alia, provides that no dividend shall bear interest against the Company.
Unclaimed dividend Article 109, provides that no unclaimed dividend shall be forfeited by the Board and the Company shall comply with all he provisions of Section 205-A of the Act in respect of unclaimed or unpaid dividend.
Unpaid or Unclaimed Dividends Article 109A, provides that where the Company has declared a dividend but which has not been paid or claimed or the dividend warrant in respect thereof has not been posted within 30 days from the date of declaration to any shareholder entitled to the payment of the dividend, the Company shall within 7 days from the date of expiry of the said period of 30 days, open a special account in that behalf in any scheduled bank called “Unpaid Dividend of Jaiprakash HydroPower Limited” and transfer to the said account, the total amount of dividend which remains unpaid or in relation to which no dividend warrant has been posted.
Any money transferred to the unpaid dividend account of the Company which remains unpaid or unclaimed for a period of seven years from the date of such transfer, shall be transferred by the Company to the Investor Education and Protection Fund. No claim shall lie against the Fund or the Company in respect of unpaid / unclaimed dividend, which has been transferred to the Fund.
Loss of dividend warrants etc.
Article 110, inter alia, provides that the Company may issue a duplicate cheque or dividend warrant or interest warrant on shareholder or holder of debenture furnishing such indemnity or otherwise as the Board may think proper.
Declaration of dividend Article 111, inter alia, provides that the Company in General meeting may declare a dividend to be paid to the Members according to their respective rights and interests in the profits and may, subject to the provisions of Section 207 of the Companies Act, fix the time for payment.
Restrictions on amount of dividend Article 112, inter alia, provides that no larger dividend shall be declared than is recommended by the Board, but the Company in General meeting may declare a smaller dividend.
Declarations of interim dividends Article 113, inter alia, provides that the Board may from time to time pay to the members such interim dividends as appear to the Board to be justified by the financial position of the Company.
Dividend to be paid in cash only Article 114, inter alia, states that, no dividend shall be payable except in cash. Provided that nothing in this Article shall be deemed to prohibit the capitalization of profits or reserves including share premium, if any, of the Company for the purposes of issuing fully paid up Bonus Shares or paying up any amount for the time being unpaid on any shares or increasing the par value of any shares held by the Members of the Company.
Dividend how remitted
Article 115, inter alia, provides that dividend may be paid by cheques or warrant or by a pay slip or receipt having the force of a cheque or warrant sent through the post to the registered address of the member or person entitled or in case of joint holders to that one of them first named in the register in respect of the joint holding or in case of registered shareholder having registered address outside India by telegraphic transfer to such bank as may be designated from time to time by such Members. Every such cheque or warrant shall be made payable to the order of the person to whom it is sent. The Company shall not be liable or responsible for any cheque or warrant or pay slip or receipt lost in transmission, or for any dividend lost to the Member or person entitled thereto by the forged endorsement of any cheque or warrant or the forged signature on any pay slip or receipt or the fraudulent recovery of the dividend by any other person by any means whatsoever.
Adjustment of dividend due Article 116, inter alia, provides that any dividend due from the Company to a Member, may without the consent of such Member, be applied by the Company in or towards payment of any money due from time to time to the Company for calls.
Capitalisation Article 117(1) inter alia provides that any General meeting may, upon the recommendation of the Board, resolve any moneys standing to the credit of the Share Premium Account or Capital Redemption Reserve Account or any moneys, investments or other assets forming part of the undivided profits of the Company (including profits or surplus moneys realised on sale of capital assets of the Company) standing to the credit fund or reserve of the Company or in the hands of the Company and available for dividend, to be capitalised and distributed:a) By the issue and distribution, among the holders of the shares of the Company or any of them on the footing that they become entitled thereto as capital in accordance with their respective rights and interests and in proportion to the amount paid or credited as paid thereon of paid up shares, bonds or other obligations of the Company; or
b) By crediting shares of the Company which may have been issued and are not fully paid up, in proportion to the amounts paid or credited as paid thereon respectively, with the whole or any part of the same remaining unpaid thereon..
c) By increasing the par value of the shares which have been issued by the Company.
(2) The Board shall give effect to such resolution and apply such portion of the profits or Reserve Fund or any other fund as may be required for the purposes of making payments in full or in part for the shares, of the Company so distributed or (as the case may be) for purpose of paying in whole or in part, the amount remaining unpaid on the shares which may have been issued and are not fully paid up provided that no such distribution or payment shall be made unless recommended by the Board and if so recommended, such distribution and payment shall be accepted by such shareholders in full satisfaction of their interest in the paid capitalised sum.
(3) For the purpose of giving effect to any such resolution, the Board may settle any difficulty which may arise in regard to the distribution or payment as aforesaid as they think expedient and in particular they may issue fractional certificates and generally may make such arrangements for the acceptance, allotment and sale of such shares, bonds or otherwise as they may think fit, and may make cash payment to any holders of shares, on the footing of the value so fixed in order to adjust rights and may vest any shares, bonds or other obligations in trustees upon such trust for adjusting such rights as may seem expedient to the Board.
(4) In cases where some of the shares of the Company are fully paid and others are partly paid, only such capitalisation may be effected by the distribution of further shares in respect of the fully paid shares and by crediting the partly paid shares with the whole or part of the unpaid liability thereon, but so that as between the holders of the fully paid shares and the partly paid shares, the sums so applied in the payment of such further shares and in the extinguishment or diminution of the liability on the partly paid shares is in direct proportion to the amounts then already paid or credited as paid on the existing fully paid and partly paid shares respectively.
(5) Where deemed requisite, a proper contract shall be filed in accordance with Section 75 of the Act, and the Board may appoint any person to sign such contract on behalf of the persons entitled to the dividend or capitalised fund, such appointment shall be effective.
Distribution of the realisation of capital assets etc.
Article 118, inter alia, provides that a General meeting may resolve that any surplus money arising from the realisation of any capital assets of the Company or any investments representing the same or any other undistributed profits of the Company be distributed amongst the members on the footing that they receive the same as capital.
Inspection of Registers Inspection by Members
Article 119 provides that:
(1) The Board shall from time to time, determine whether and to what extent and at what times and places and under what conditions or regulations, the accounts and books of the Company, or any of them, shall be open to the inspection of Members not being Directors.
(2) No Member, not being a Director, shall have any right of inspecting any accounts or books or documents of the Company except as conferred by law or authorised by the Board or by the Company in General Meeting.
Services of notices on Company Article 121 provides that a notice may be served on the Company or an officer thereof by delivering it at its Registered Office or by sending it to the Company or officer at the Registered Office of the Company by registered post or cable confirmed by registered post. The term notice in these Articles shall include summons, notice, requisition, order or legal process and any document in relation to or in the winding up of the Company.
Service of notice on Members by Company