Bird and Company Limited (Acquisition and Transfer of Undertakings and Other Properties) Act,1980

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Act No : 67


Section : CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OR THE GOVERNMENT COMPANY NOT TO BE LIABLE FOR PRIOR LIABILITIES

SECTION 06: CENTRAL GOVERNMENT OR THE GOVERNMENT COMPANY NOT TO BE LIABLE FOR PRIOR LIABILITIES

(1) Every liability of the Company in respect of any period prior to the appointed day, shall be the liability of the Company and shall be enforceable against it and not against the Central Government, or, where the undertakings of the Company are directed, under section 7-, to vest in a Government company, against such company.

(2) For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that-

(a) save as otherwise expressly provided in this Act, no liability of the Company in relation to its undertakings, or in relation to any share held by it in a specified company, in respect of any period prior to the appointed day, shall be enforceable against the Central Government, or, where the undertakings of the Company are directed under section 7-to vest in a Government company, against such company;

(b) no award, decree or order of any court, tribunal or other authority in relation to the undertakings of the Company or in relation to any share held by the Company in a specified company passed after the appointed day, in respect of any matter, claim or dispute which arose before that day, shall be enforceable against the Central Government, or where the undertakings of the Company are directed under section 7-to vest in a Government company, against such company;

(c) no liability incurred by the Company before the appointed day, for the contravention of any provision of law for the time being in force, shall be enforceable against the Central Government, or where the undertakings of the Company are directed under section 7-. to vest in a Government company, against such company.



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