Section 8 in The Limited Liability Partnership Act, 2008

Title: Liabilities of designated partners

Description: Unless expressly provided otherwise in this Act, a designated partner shall be— (a) responsible for the doing of all acts, matters and things as are required to be done by the limited liability partnership in respect of compliance of the provisions of this Act including filing of any document, return, statement and the like report pursuant to the provisions of this Act and as may be specified in the limited liability partnership agreement; and (b) liable to all penalties imposed on the limited liability partnership for any contravention of those provisions.

Title: Changes in designated partners

Description: A limited liability partnership may appoint a designated partner within thirty days of a vacancy arising for any reason and provisions of sub-section (4) and sub-section (5) of section 7 shall apply in respect of such new designated partner: Provided that if no designated partner is appointed, or if at any time there is only one designated partner, each partner shall be deemed to be a designated partner.

Title: Punishment for contravention of sections 7, 8 and 9

Description: (1) If the limited liability partnership contravenes the provisions of sub-section (1) of section 7, the limited liability partnership and its every partner shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than ten thousand rupees but which may extend to five lakh rupees. (2) If the limited liability partnership contravenes the provisions of sub-section (4) and sub-section (5) of section 7, section 8 or section 9, the limited liability partnership and its every partner shall be punishable with fine which shall not be less than ten thousand rupees but which may extend to one lakh rupees

Title: Incorporation document

Description: (1) For a limited liability partnership to be incorporated,-- (a) two or more persons associated for carrying on a lawful business with a view to profit shall subscribe their names to an incorporation document; (b) the incorporation document shall be filed in such manner and with such fees, as may be prescribed with the Registrar of the State in which the registered office of the limited liability partnership is to be situated; and (c) there shall be filed along with the incorporation document, a statement in the prescribed form, made by either an advocate, or a Company Secretary or a Chartered Accountant or a Cost Accountant, who is engaged in the formation of the limited liability partnership and by any one who subscribed his name to the incorporation document, that all the requirements of this Act and the rules made thereunder have been complied with, in respect of incorporation and matters precedent and incidental thereto. (2) The incorporation document shall— (a) be in a form as may be prescribed; (b) state the name of the limited liability partnership; (c) state the proposed business of the limited liability partnership; (d) state the address of the registered office of the limited liability partnership; (e) state the name and address of each of the persons who are to be partners of the limited liability partnership on incorporation; (f) state the name and address of the persons who are to be designated partners of the limited liability partnership on incorporation; (g) contain such other information concerning the proposed limited liability partnership as may be prescribed. (3) If a person makes a statement under clause (c) of sub-section (1) which he— (a) knows to be false; or (b) does not believe to be true, shall be punishable with imprisonment for a term which may extend to two years and with fine which shall not be less than ten thousand rupees but which may extend to five lakh rupees.

Title: Incorporation by registration

Description: (1) When the requirements imposed by clauses (b) and (c) of sub-section (1) of section 11 have been complied with, the Registrar shall retain the incorporation document and, unless the requirement imposed by clause (a) of that sub-section has not been complied with, he shall, within a period of fourteen days— (a) register the incorporation document; and (b) give a certificate that the limited liability partnership is incorporated by the name specified therein. (2) The Registrar may accept the statement delivered under clause (c) of sub-section (1) of section 11 as sufficient evidence that the requirement imposed by clause (a) of that sub-section has been complied with. (3) The certificate issued under clause (b) of sub-section (1) shall be signed by the Registrar and authenticated by his official seal. (4) The certificate shall be conclusive evidence that the limited liability partnership is incorporated by the name specified therein.