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Companies Act 1948

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330Frauds by officers of companies which have gone into liquidation

If any person, being at the time of the commission of the alleged offence am officer of a company which is subsequently ordered to be wound up by the court or subsequently passes a resolution for voluntary winding up,—

(a)has by false pretences or by means of any other fraud induced any person to give credit to the company;

(b)with intent to defraud creditors of the company, has made or caused to be made any "tifft or transfer of or charge on, or has caused or connived at the levying of any execution against, the property of the company ;

(c)with intent to defraud creditors of the company, has concealed or removed any part of the property of the company since, or within two months before, the date of any unsatisfied judgment or order for payment of money obtained against the company ;

he shall be guilty of a misdemeanour and shall be liable on conviction on indictment to imprisonment for a term not exceeding two years, or on summary conviction to imprisonment for a term not exceeding twelve months.

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