CORPORATIONS ACT 2001
Note: See section
GENERAL RULES RELATING TO EXTERNAL ADMINISTRATIONS
Committees of inspection
CLAUSE 80-40 COMMITTEE OF INSPECTION MAY REQUEST INFORMATION ETC.
A committee of inspection may request the external administrator of a company to:
(a) give information; or
(b) provide a report; or
(c) produce a document;
to the committee.
The external administrator must comply with the request unless:
(a) the information, report or document is not relevant to the external administration of the company; or
(b) the external administrator would breach his or her duties in relation to the external administration of the company if the external administrator complied with the request; or
(c) it is otherwise not reasonable for the external administrator to comply with the request.
The Insolvency Practice Rules may prescribe circumstances in which it is, or is not, reasonable for an external administrator of a company to comply with a request of a kind mentioned in subsection (1).