Investor Protection-Grievances Redressal
Investor plays key role in development of a economy. Excess funds from the investor moves to the needy hands of business houses as investment. It is duty of the government to assure the investors protection by way of rules and regulation.
Investor protection is one of the most important elements of a thriving securities market or other financial investment institution. Investor protection focuses on making sure that investors are fully informed about their purchases, transactions and the affairs of the company that they have invested in.
In order to afford adequate protection to the investors, provisions have been incorporated in different legislations. Example of such measures are Companies Act, Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, Consumer Protection Act, Depositories Act, and Listing Agreement of the Stock Exchanges supplemented by many guidelines, circulars and press notes issued by the Ministry of Finance, Ministry of Company Affairs and SEBI from time to time.
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- Question 1 of 8
Right of shareholder/s in connection with general meetings includesCorrect
As provided by Companies act, shareholder/s have the said rights.Incorrect
- Question 2 of 8
Penalty for fraud under section 447 of Companies Act,2013 isCorrect
Penalty under section 447 is abovementioned.Provided that where the fraud in question involves public interest, the term of imprisonment shall not be less than 3 yearsIncorrect
- Question 3 of 8
Grievances pertaining to commodities can be referred toCorrect
Grievances pertaining to commodities can be referred to Forward Markets Commission (FMC) on their website i.e. http://www.fmc.gov.in/compmngt.aspx?langid=2Incorrect
- Question 4 of 8
Right of investor as a debenture holder includesCorrect
Debenture holder is entitled to said right as per provisions contained in Chapter IV of Companies Act,2013.Incorrect
- Question 5 of 8
Grievances related to chit funds can be referred toCorrect
Grievances related to chit funds can be referred to Registrars of Chit Funds of the concerned State as per provisions of Chit Funds Act, 1982.Incorrect
- Question 6 of 8
Which stands correct in respect of non compliance of secion 136 of Companies Act,2013(Right of members to receive copies audited financial statements)Correct
As per provision of section 136(3).Incorrect
- Question 7 of 8
Grievances related to Nidhi Companies can be referred toCorrect
Grievances related to Nidhi Companies can be referred to MCAIncorrect
- Question 8 of 8
Right of shareholder/s in connection with winding up of the company includesCorrect
Share holder cand apply for winding up and receive the residual proceeds in case of winding up.Incorrect