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Syllabus of Andhra University Bachelor of Commerce (BCom) - Year III - 307 Paper 43 Secretarial Practice II

307 Paper 43 : Secretarial Practice II

Objectives :
To ensure that the students have grasped various concepts and functions of Company Secretaries.

UNIT I: Company Secretary: Definition of Secretary, Importance, The Companies (Appointment and qualifications of Secretary) Rules, 1988; Appointment and Dismissal Powers, Duties and liablities Statutory and contractual role of company secretary. Secretary as Coordinator and as Chief Administrative Officer.

UNIT II: Company Secretary in Practice: Certification by Company Secretary; Professional duties and code of conduct Provisions of the Company Secretaries Act.

UNIT III: Company Top Management: Definition, types of Directors their qualifications and disqualifications, number of directors, manner of appointment and reappointment; vacation of office retirement resignation, removal; Powers, duties and Liabilities of Directors; Loans to Directors etc., managerial remuneration compensation for loss of office. Interested Director Position of a Director or his relative etc., to an office or place of profit in the company

UNIT IV: Register of Directors: Particulars to be entered, register of contracts in which directors are interested; their maintenance and inspection Secretarial work relating to Board Meeting: Preparatory work relating to Board meetings; Preparation of agenda, drafting of minutes and its maintenance, Post meeting work drafting of directors report and preparatory notes for Chairman's speech Specimens thereof, recent trends in Board and Chairman's Report.

UNIT V: Compromise, Arrangement, Reconstruction and Amalgamation: Statutory provisions, relating to 'Reconstruction' and 'Amalgamation'; Dissenting shareholders, amalgamation in National Interest; Preservation of Books and Papers of Amalgamated Companies. Investor and Creditor Protection.

Suggested Readings :

1. Chakraborty, S.K Board of Directors in India Their statistics and Dynamics: All Indian Management Association, New Delhi.,
2. ICSE Publications:
(i)Guide to Company Secretary in Practice
(ii) Guidance Note on Secretarial Audit
(iii) Guidance Note on Signing of Annual return
(iv) Guidance Note on Certificates of Managerial appointment and remuneration under schedule XIII to the Companies Act.. 1956.
(v) Guidance Note on complication of search status reports an certificates of Financial Institutions.
(vi) Guidance Note on pre certification of Document required to be filled with the registrar of Companies.
(vii) Secretarial Standard on toning up of the efficiency of secretarial share department of Companies in regard to transfer and transmission.
(viii) Guidance note on code of conduct for company secretaries.:
3. Sen Gupta, B.K Company Meetings, Law and Procedure; Eastern Law House, Calcutta.
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