State any three purposes other than 'issue of bonus shares' for which securities premium can be utilized.
The amount of securities premium can be utilised for the following purposes:
1) For writing-off the preliminary expenses of the company.
2) For writing-off the expenses of, or the commission paid or discount allowed on, any issue of shares or debentures of the company.
3) For paying up the premium payable on redemption of redeemable preference shares or debentures of the company.