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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001

CHAPTER 5 - EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATION  

PART 5.6 - WINDING UP GENERALLY  

Division 6 - Proof and ranking of claims  

Subdivision B - Computation of debts and claims  

SECTION 554C  CONVERSION INTO AUSTRALIAN CURRENCY OF FOREIGN CURRENCY DEBTS OR CLAIMS  

554C(1)  [Claim in foreign currency]  


This section applies if the amount of a debt or claim admissible to proof against a company would, apart from this section, be an amount of foreign currency.

554C(2)  [Pre-existing agreement]  


If the company and the creditor or claimant have, in an instrument created before the relevant date, agreed on a method to be applied for the purpose of converting the company's liability in respect of the debt or claim into Australian currency, the amount of the debt or claim that is admissible to proof is the equivalent in Australian currency of the amount of foreign currency, worked out as at the relevant date and in accordance with the agreed method.

554C(3)  [Conversion rate in other cases]  


If subsection (2) does not apply, the amount of the debt or claim that is admissible to proof is the equivalent in Australian currency of the amount of foreign currency, worked out by reference to the opening carded on demand airmail buying rate in relation to the foreign currency available at the Commonwealth Bank of Australia on the relevant date.

 



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