Every private company has to have a minimum of two directors, and any public company has to have at least three directors at any given time. Let us look at three possible cases during the removal of a director:
The concerned director submits his resignation to the Board. In this case, the following steps will be taken to remove his name from the register of directors:
A Company has the authority to remove a Director by passing an Ordinary Resolution, given the Director was not appointed by the Central Government or the Tribunal.
As per section 167 of the Companies Act, 2013 if a Director does not attend a Board Meeting for 12 months, starting from the day on which he was absent at the first board meeting even after giving due notice for all the meetings, it will be deemed that he has vacated the office and a Form DIR – 12 will b filed on his name and his name will b removed from the Ministry of Corporate Affairs.