The Companies Act, 2013
Section 21 : Authentication of Documents, Proceedings and Contracts
Authentication of Documents, Proceedings and Contracts
21. Save as otherwise provided in this Act,—
(a) a document or proceeding requiring authentication by a company; or
(b) contracts made by or on behalf of a company,
may be signed by any key managerial personnel or [an officer or employee of the company] duly authorised by the Board in this behalf.