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Companies Act, 2008 (Act No. 71 of 2008)

Chapter 7 : Remedies and Enforcement

Part D : Complaints to Commission or Panel

168. Initiating a complaint


(1) Any person may file a complaint in writing—

(a)        with the Panel in respect of a matter contemplated in Part B or C of Chapter 5, or in the Takeover Regulations; or

(b)        with the Commission in respect of any provision of this Act not referred to in paragraph (a),

alleging that a person has acted in a manner inconsistent with this Act, or that the complainant’s rights under this Act, or under a company’s Memorandum of Incorporation or rules, have been infringed.


(2) A complaint may be initiated directly by the Commission, or the Panel, as the case may be, on its own motion or on the request of another regulatory authority.


(3) The Minister may direct the Commission, as contemplated in section 190(2)(b), or the Panel to investigate—
(a) an alleged contravention of this Act; or
(b) other specified circumstances.