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The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Procedure where nominee is not the liquidator or administrator

15.—(1) This Article applies where the nominee under Article 14 is not the liquidator or administrator of the company.

(2) The nominee shall, within 28 days (or such longer period as the High Court may allow) after he is given notice of the proposal for a voluntary arrangement, submit a report to the Court stating—

(a)whether, in his opinion, meetings of the company and of its creditors should be summoned to consider the proposal, and

(b)if in his opinion such meetings should be summoned, the date on which, and time and place at which, he proposes the meetings should be held.

(3) For the purposes of enabling the nominee to prepare his report, the person intending to make the proposal shall submit to the nominee—

(a)a document setting out the terms of the proposed voluntary arrangement, and

(b)a statement of the company’s affairs containing—

(i)such particulars of its creditors and of its debts and other liabilities and of its assets as may be prescribed, and

(ii)such other information as may be prescribed.

(4) The High Court may, on an application made by the person intending to make the proposal, in a case where the nominee has failed to submit the report required by this Article, direct that the nominee be replaced as such by another person qualified to act as an insolvency practitioner in relation to the company.

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