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Companies not to engage in accountancy

Companies not to engage in accountancy :

Section – 25. (1) No company, whether incorporated in India or elsewhere, shall practise as chartered accountants.

50[Explanation.—For the removal of doubts, it is hereby declared that the “company” shall include any limited liability partnership which has company as its partner for the purposes of this section.]

(2) If any company contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1), then, without prejudice to any other proceedings which may be taken against the company, every director, manager, secretary and any other officer thereof who is knowingly a party to such contravention shall be punishable with fine which may extend on first conviction to one thousand rupees, and on any subsequent conviction to five thousand rupees.