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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 5 - EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION  

PART 5.5 - VOLUNTARY WINDING UP    View history reference

Division 4 - Voluntary winding up generally  

SECTION 506  POWERS AND DUTIES OF LIQUIDATOR  

506(1)  

The liquidator may:

[CCH Note: There is no paragraph 506(1)(a).]


(b) exercise any of the powers that this Act confers on a liquidator in a winding up in insolvency or by the Court; or


(c) exercise the power under section 478 of a liquidator appointed by the Court to settle a list of contributors; or


(d) exercise the Court's powers under subsection 483(3) (except paragraph 483(3)(b)) in relation to calls on contributories; or


(e) exercise the power of the Court of fixing a time within which debts and claims must be proved.
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[CCH Note: Regulation 10.25.02(3)(h) (which was effective 1 March 2017) provides that the amendments made by No 11 of 2016, s 3, Sch 2[166] apply in relation to external administrations on and after 1 September 2017.]


(f) (Repealed)
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[CCH Note: Regulation 10.25.02(3)(h) (which was effective 1 March 2017) provides that the amendments made by No 11 of 2016, s 3, Sch 2[166] apply in relation to external administrations on and after 1 September 2017.]

506(1A)  

Subsections 477(2A) and (2B) apply in relation to the liquidator as if:


(a) he or she were a liquidator in a winding up in insolvency or by the Court; and


(b) in the case of a members' voluntary winding up - a reference in those subsections to an approval were a reference to the approval of a special resolution of the company.

506(1B)  

The company must lodge a copy of a special resolution referred to in paragraph (1A)(b) with ASIC within 14 days after the resolution is passed.

506(2)  

A list of contributories settled in accordance with paragraph (1)(c) is prima facie evidence of the liability of the persons named in the list to be contributories.

506(3)  

The liquidator must pay the debts of the company and adjust the rights of the contributories among themselves.

506(4)  

(Repealed by No 132 of 2007, s 3, Sch 1, Pt 3[113].)

 



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