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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 5 - EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION  

PART 5.4B - WINDING UP IN INSOLVENCY OR BY THE COURT  

Division 3 - General powers of Court  

Subdivision A - General powers  

SECTION 487  

487  POWER TO ARREST ABSCONDING CONTRIBUTORY  

The Court, at any time before or after making a winding up order, on proof of probable cause for believing that a contributory is about to leave this jurisdiction, or Australia, or otherwise to abscond or to remove or conceal any of his or her property for the purpose of evading payment of calls or of avoiding examination respecting affairs of the company, may cause the contributory to be arrested and held in custody and the books and movable personal property of the contributory to be seized and safely kept until such time as the Court orders.

 



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