Consideration and implementation of proposal
4Decisions of meetings
(1)The meetings summoned under section 3 shall decide whether to approve title proposed voluntary arrangement (with or without modifications).
(2)The modifications may include one conferring the functions proposed to be conferred on the nominee on another person qualified to act as an insolvency practitioner in relation to the company. But they shall not include any modification by virtue of which the proposal ceases to be a proposal such as is mentioned in section 1.
(3)A meeting so summoned shall not approve any proposal or modification which affects the right of a secured creditor of the company to enforce his security, except with the concurrence of the creditor concerned.
(4)Subject as follows, a meeting so summoned shall not approve any proposal or modification under which—
(a)any preferential debt of the company is to be paid otherwise than in priority to such of its debts as are not preferential debts, or
(b)a preferential creditor of the company is to be paid an amount in respect of a preferential debt that bears to that debt a smaller proportion than is borne to another preferential debt by the amount that is to be paid in respect of that other debt. However, the meeting may approve such a proposal or modification with the concurrence of the preferential creditor concerned. the court may give such supplemental directions as it thinks fit and, in particular, directions with respect to things done since the meeting under any voluntary arrangement approved by the meeting.
(7)Except in pursuance of the preceding provisions of this section, an approval given at a meeting summoned under section 3 is not invalidated by any irregularity at or in relation to the meeting.
7Implementation of proposal
(1)This section applies where a voluntary arrangement approved by the meetings summoned under section 3 has taken effect.
(2)The person who is for the time being carrying out in relation to the voluntary arrangement the functions conferred—
(a)by virtue of the approval on the nominee, or
(b)by virtue of section 2(4) or 4(2) on a person other than the nominee, shall be known as the supervisor of the voluntary arrangement
(3)If any of the company's creditors or any other person is dissatisfied by any act omission or decision of the supervisor, he may apply to the court; and on the application the court may—
(a)confirm, reverse or modify any act or decision of the supervisor,
(b)give him directions, or
(c)make such other order as it thinks fit.
(a)may apply to the court for directions in relation to any particular matter arising under the voluntary arrangement, and
(b)is included among the persons who may apply to the court for the winding up of the company or for an administration order to be made in relation to it.
(5)The court may, whenever—
(a)it is expedient to appoint a person to carry out the functions of the supervisor, and
(b)it is inexpedient, difficult or impracticable for an appointment to be made without the assistance of the court, make an order appointing a person who is qualified to act as an insolvency practitioner in relation to the company, either in substitution for the existing supervisor or to fill a vacancy.
(6)The power conferred by subsection (5) is exercisable so as to increase the number of persons exercising the functions of supervisor or, where there is more than one person exercising those functions, so as to replace one or more of those persons.