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AP Inter 1st Year Commerce Notes 6th Lesson Joint Stock Company – Formation
→ Joint Stock Company is one kind of business unit.
→ It is a corporate business unit.
→ A joint stock company is commenced with a minimum of 7 members and maximum members are unlimited.
→ Joint stock company is also known as a public limited company which is governed by the Indian Companies Act, 1956.
→ The capital amount is contributed to the company by 15 members through the purchase of shares. So, it is called “Share capital”.
→ The members invest their money by purchasing the shares of the company, they are known as “Shareholders”.
→ The joint stock company is an artificial person created by law, it enjoys a separate legal entity.
→ The liability of the members is limited.
→ Company form of organization is divided into two types,
- Private Limited Company
- Public Limited Company
→ Company form of organization is commenced with the issue of prospects and the formation process is completed by obtaining the certificate of commencement of business.