Companies (Consolidation) Act, 1908

Delegation to liquidator of certain powers of court in England.

173. General rules may be made for enabling or requiring all or any of the powers and duties conferred and imposed on the court in England by this Act, in respect of the matters following, to be exercised or performed by the liquidator as an officer of the court, and subject to the control of the court; that is to say, the powers and duties of the court in respect of—

(a) holding and conducting meetings to ascertain the wishes of creditors and contributories ;

(b) settling lists of contributories and rectifying the register of members where required, and collecting and applying the assets ;

(c) requiring delivery of property or documents to the liquidator ;

(d) making calls ;

(e) fixing a time within which debts and claims must be proved :

Provided that the liquidator shall not, without the special leave of the court, rectify the register of members, and shall not make any call without either the special leave of the court or the sanction of the committee of inspection.

Extraordinary Powers of Court.