FAQs on MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS
The Act empowers Registrars to strike off names of LLPs which are not carrying on any business or operation. They will be under obligation to give an opportunity of being heard to LLP concerned. Details for manner of striking off would be prescribed through rules. Since LLPs would be governed by LLP Agreement it would be possible for LLPs to make suitable clauses in such Agreement prescribing time limits or duration of LLPs. In such cases, provisions for striking off names could be used.
Besides, the Act empowers Central Government to make rules in respect of winding up and dissolution of LLPs. It is proposed to prescribe a simple procedure for voluntary winding up of LLPs under such rules.
The LLP Act contains enabling provisions for use of electronic mode for filing of documents with Registrars. Details have been specified in the LLP Rules, 2009. Authentication of documents as per Information Technology Act, 2000 has also been recognized in the LLP Act.
At present , Office of Registrar for registration etc of LLPs has been set up at Delhi (3rd Floor, Paryavaran Bhavan, CGO Complex, New Delhi-3). The filing and inspection of documents with the Registrar pursuant to LLP Act, 2008/ LLP Rules, 2009 can be made through website www.llp.gov.in
Since LLP shall be in the form of a body corporate, it is proposed that to address various situations applicable to LLPs as such, the relevant provisions of the Companies Act, 1956 may be made applicable to LLPs at any time in the future by Notification by Central Government, with such changes or modifications as appropriate.
Yes. Amendments to various such Acts would be necessary which can be considered by concerned Ministries/Departments.