22 January 2016
In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-sections (1) and (2) of section 396 of the Companies Act ,2013, the Central Government hereby establishes a Central Registration Centre (CRC) having territorial jurisdiction all over India, for discharging or carrying out the function of processing and disposal of applications for reservation of names under the provisions of the said Act. 2. The CRC shall function under the administrative control of Registrar of Companies, Delhi who shall act as the Registrar of the CRC until a separate Registrar is appointed to the CRC. The CRC shall process applications for reservation of forms i.e., e-Form No. INC-1 filed along with the prescribed fee as provided in the Companies (Registration of Offices and Fees) Rules, 2014. 3. Processing and approval of name or names proposed in e-Form No. lNC-29 shall continue to be done by the respective Registrar of Companies having jurisdiction over incorporation of companies under the Companies Act,2013 as per the provisions of the Act and the rules made thereunder. .