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11 Effect of order.E+W+S

(1)On the making of an administration order—

(a)any petition for the winding up of the company shall be dismissed, and

(b)any administrative receiver of the company shall vacate office.

(2)Where an administration order has been made, any receiver of part of the company’s property shall vacate office on being required to do so by the administrator.

(3)During the period for which an administration order is in force—

(a)no resolution may be passed or order made for the winding up of the company;

(b)no administrative receiver of the company may be appointed;

[F1(ba)no landlord or other person to whom rent is payable may exercise any right of forfeiture by peaceable re-entry in relation to premises let to the company in respect of a failure by the company to comply with any term or condition of its tenancy of such premises, except with the consent of the administrator or the leave of the court and subject (where the court gives leave) to such terms as the court may impose]

(c)no other steps may be taken to enforce any security over the company’s property, or to repossess goods in the company’s possession under any hire-purchase agreement, except with the consent of the administrator or the leave of the court and subject (where the court gives leave) to such terms as the court may impose; and

(d)no other proceedings and no execution or other legal process may be commenced or continued, and no distress may be levied, against the company or its property except with the consent of the administrator or the leave of the court and subject (where the court gives leave) to such terms as aforesaid.

(4)Where at any time an administrative receiver of the company has vacated office under subsection (1)(b), or a receiver of part of the company’s property has vacated office under subsection (2)—

(a)his remuneration and any expenses properly incurred by him, and

(b)any indemnity to which he is entitled out of the assets of the company.

shall be charged on and (subject to subsection (3) above) paid out of any property of the company which was in his custody or under his control at that time in priority to any security held by the person by or on whose behalf he was appointed.

(5)Neither an administrative receiver who vacates office under subsection (1)(b) nor a receiver who vacates office under subsection (2) is required on or after so vacating office to take any steps for the purpose of complying with any duty imposed on him by section 40 or 59 of this Act (duty to pay preferential creditors).

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F1S. 11(3)(ba) inserted (2.4.2001) by 2000 c. 39, s. 9(3); S.I. 2001/766, art. 2(1)(b) (subject to transitional provisions in art. 3)

Modifications etc. (not altering text)

C1S. 11 applied (with modifications) by Water Act 1989 (c. 15, SIF 130), s. 23, Sch. 6 Pt. I para. 1 (with ss. 58(7), 101(1), 141(6), 160(1)(2)(4), 163, 189(4)?(10), 190, 193(1), Sch. 26 paras. 3(1)(2), 17, 40(4), 57(6), 58)

Ss. 11-23, 27 applied (with modifications) (1.2.2001) by 2000 c. 38, s. 30, Sch. 1 Pt. I para. 2; S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (subject to transitional provision and saving in art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. II)

C2Ss. 11-15 modified (E.W) (1.12.1991) by Water Industry Act 1991 (c. 56), ss. 23(3), 223(2), Sch. 3 Pts. I, II paras. 1, 12(2) (with ss. 82(3), 186(1), 222(1), Sch. 14 para. 6)

Ss. 11-23 modified (1.4.1994) by 1993 c. 43, ss. 59(3), 150(1)(c), Sch. 6 Pt. I para. 1; S.I. 1994/571, art. 5 (with transitional provision in art. 7)

Ss. 11-23 modified (1.4.1994) by 1993 c. 43, ss. 59(3), 150(1)(c), Sch. 6 Pt. II para. 12(1); S.I. 1994/571, art. 5 (with transitional provision in art. 7)

Ss. 11-23, 27 modified (1.2.2001) by 2000 c. 38, s. 215, Sch. 16 para 2; S.I. 2001/57, art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. I (with transitional provision and saving in art. 3(1), Sch. 2 Pt. II)

Ss. 11-23, 27 modified (15.7.2003) by 1999 c. 29, ss. 220(3), 425(2), Sch. 14 paras. 1-11, 12-19 (with Sch. 12 para. 9(1)); S.I. 2003/1920, art. 2(b)

C3S. 11(2) excluded (25.4.1991) by Companies Act 1989 (c. 40), ss. 154, 155, 175(1), 182(4), Sch. 22 para. 11(2); S.I. 1991/878, art. 2, Sch.

S. 11(2) excluded (15.8.1995) by S.I. 1995/2049, reg. 21(2)(3)

S. 11(2) excluded (11.12.1999) by S.I. 1999/2979, reg. 19(1)

C6S. 11(3)(c) excluded (25.4.1991) by Companies Act 1989 (c. 40), ss. 154, 155, 175(1)(a), 182(4), Sch. 22 para. 11(1); S.I. 1991/878, art. 2, Sch.

S. 11(3)(c) excluded (15.8.1995) by S.I. 1995/2049, reg. 21(2)(3)

S. 11(3)(c) excluded (11.12.1999) by S.I. 1999/2979, reg. 19(1)(a)

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