COMPANIES ACT - 1963 (ACT 179)

    Section - 197 - Registration of Particulars of Directors and Secretaries

    (1) Every existing company shall, within twenty-eight days after the commencement of this Code, send to the Registrar for registration a return in the prescribed form containing the particulars specified in the register referred to in section 196 of this Code.

    (2) Every company incorporated after the commencement of this Code shall include the particulars specified in the said register in the statement required to be sent to the Registrar in accordance with section 27 of this Code.

    (3) Every company shall, within twenty-eight days of any change occurring among its directors or in its secretary or in any of the particulars contained in the register, other than those required under paragraph (e) of subsection (2) of section 196 of this Code, send to the Registrar for registration notification in the prescribed form of the change, specifying the date of the change.

    (4) If default is made in complying with subsection (1) or (3) of this section, the company and every officer of the company who is in default shall be liable to a fine not exceeding five pounds for every day during which the default continues.

    (5) A director or secretary who resigns his office shall be deemed to be in default unless notification of his resignation is duly given to the Registrar in accordance with subsection (3) of this section.