We are a Pvt Ltd. Company & a small enterprise having registered office & Manufacturing unit in MP & Also got a manufacturing unit in Gujarat. We have filed a memorandum under Section 8 (1) with the authority in MP in 1997. But didnot filed memorandum in Gujarat in respect of our mfgs unit in Gujarat. We have started Production at Gujarat in 2012. But we have filed memorandum under Section 8(1) with authorities in Gujarat in 2015 stating that the date of commencement of production is 2012.We got EM PART-II in 2015.In this connection, we may refer to Section 8 (1) (a), whereby it is discritionary for a small enterprise to file memorandum
We have supplied material to a gujarat based company from our Gujarat based manufacturing unit in 2013-2014 & that company has not paid us.
1. Whether the facilitation Council in Gujarat is Competent to adjudicate our reference for recovery of principal amount alongwith Interest ?
2. If the council in Gujarat is not competent bcoz memorandum was filed late, will the facilitation council in MP would be competent to adjudicate in the matter ? In view of the fact that our registered office is located in MP