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Securities Contracts (Regulation) Act, 1956

As Amended upto date

1.Short title, extent and commencement
2-A.Interpretation of certain words and expressions
3.Application for recognition of stock exchanges
4.Grant of recognition to stock exchanges
4-A.Corporatisation and demutualisation of stock exchanges
4-B.Procedure for corporatisation and demutualisation
5.Withdrawal of recognition
6.Power of Central Government to call for periodical returns or direct inquiries to be made
7.Annual reports to be furnished to Central Government by stock exchanges
7-A.Power of recognised stock exchange to make rules restricting voting rights, etc
8.Power of Central Government to direct rules to be made or to make rules
8-A.Clearing corporation
9.Power of recognised stock exchange to make bye-laws
10.Power of *[Securities and Exchange Board of India] to make or amend bye-laws of recognised stock exchanges
11.Power of Central Government to supersede governing body of a recognised stock exchange
12.Power to suspend business of recognised stock exchanges
12-A.Power to issue directions
13.Contracts in notified areas illegal in certain circumstances
13-A.Additional trading floor
14.Contracts in notified areas to be void in certain circumstances
15.Members may not act as principals in certain circumstances
16.Power to prohibit contracts in certain cases
17.Licensing of dealers in securities in certain cases
17-A.Public issue and listing of securities referred to in sub-clause (ie) of clause (h) of section 2
18.Exclusion of spot delivery contracts from sections 13, 14, 15 and 17
18-A.Contracts in derivatives
19.Stock exchanges other than recognised stock exchanges prohibited
20.Prohibition of options in securities
21.Conditions for listing
21-A.Delisting of securities
22.Right of appeal against refusal of stock exchanges to list securities of public companies
22-A.Right of appeal to Securities Appellate Tribunal against refusal of stock exchange to list securities of public companies
22-B.Procedure and powers of Securities Appellate tribunal
22-C.Right to legal representation
22-E.Civil Court not to have jurisdiction
22-F.Appeal to Supreme Court
23-A.Penalty for failure to furnish information, return, etc
23-B.Penalty for failure by any person to enter into an agreement with clients
23-C.Penalty for failure to redress investors' grievances
23-D.Penalty for failure to segregate securities or moneys of client or clients
23-E.Penalty for failure to comply with listing conditions or delisting conditions or grounds
23-F.Penalty for excess dematerialisation or delivery of unlisted securities
23-G.Penalty for failure to furnish periodical returns, etc
23-H.Penalty for contravention where no separate penalty has been provided
23-I.Power to adjudicate
23-J.Factors to be taken into account by adjudicating officer
23-K.Crediting realized by way of penalties to Consolidated Fund of India
23-L.Appeal to Securities Appellate Tribunal
23-N.Composition of certain offences
23-O.Power to grant immunity
24.Offences by companies
25.Certain offences to be cognizable
26.Cognizance of offences by courts
27.Title to dividends
27-A.Right to receive income from collective investment scheme
27-B.Right to receive income from mutual fund
28.Act not to apply in certain cases
29.Protection of action taken in good faith
29-A.Power to delegate
30.Power to make rules
31.Power of Securities and Exchange Board of India to make regulations



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