Section 161 CAMA 2020
Section 161 Companies and Allied Matters Act is about Meaning of payment in cash. It is under Call on and Payment for Shares of Chapter 8 of PART B (Incorporation of Companies and Incidental Matters) of the Act.
Meaning of payment in cash
(1) Shares are not deemed to have been paid for in cash except to the extent that the company shall have actually received cash for them at the time of, or subsequently to, the agreement to issue the shares.
(2) Where shares are issued to a person who has sold or agreed to sell property or rendered or agreed to render services to the company or to persons nominated by him, the amount of any payment made for the property or services shall be deducted from the amount of any cash payment made for the shares and only the balance (if any) shall be treated as having been paid in cash for such shares notwithstanding any exchange of cheques or other securities for money