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117Bank insolvency as alternative orderE+W+S+N.I.

(1)On a petition for a winding up order or an application for an administration order in respect of a bank the court may, instead, make a bank insolvency order.

(2)A bank insolvency order may be made under subsection (1) only—

(a)on the application of the FSA made with the consent of the Bank of England, or

(b)on the application of the Bank of England.

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I1S. 117 in force at 21.2.2009 by S.I. 2009/296, art. 3, Sch. para. 2

118Voluntary winding-upE+W+S+N.I.

A resolution for voluntary winding up of a bank under section 84 of the Insolvency Act 1986 shall have no effect without the prior approval of the court.

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I2S. 118 in force at 21.2.2009 by S.I. 2009/296, art. 3, Sch. para. 2

119Exclusion of other proceduresE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The following paragraphs of Schedule B1 to the Insolvency Act 1986 (administration) apply to a bank insolvency order as to an administration order.

(2)Those paragraphs are—

(a)paragraph 40 (dismissal of pending winding-up petition), and

(b)paragraph 42 (moratorium on insolvency proceedings).

(3)For that purpose—

(a)a reference to an administration order is a reference to a bank insolvency order,

(b)a reference to a company being in administration is a reference to a bank being in bank insolvency, and

(c)a reference to an administrator is a reference to a bank liquidator.

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I3S. 119 in force at 21.2.2009 by S.I. 2009/296, art. 3, Sch. para. 2

120Notice to FSA of preliminary stepsE+W+S+N.I.

(1)An application for an administration order in respect of a bank may not be determined unless the conditions below are satisfied.

(2)A petition for a winding up order in respect of a bank may not be determined unless the conditions below are satisfied.

(3)A resolution for voluntary winding up of a bank may not be made unless the conditions below are satisfied.

(4)An administrator of a bank may not be appointed unless the conditions below are satisfied.

(5)Condition 1 is that the FSA has been notified—

(a)by the applicant for an administration order, that the application has been made,

(b)by the petitioner for a winding up order, that the petition has been presented,

(c)by the bank, that a resolution for voluntary winding up may be made, or

(d)by the person proposing to appoint an administrator, of the proposed appointment.

(6)Condition 2 is that a copy of the notice complying with Condition 1 has been filed with the court (and made available for public inspection by the court).

(7)Condition 3 is that—

(a)the period of 2 weeks, beginning with the day on which the notice is received, has ended, or

(b)both—

(i)the FSA has informed the person who gave the notice that it does not intend to apply for a bank insolvency order, and

(ii)the Bank of England has informed the person who gave the notice that it does not intend to apply for a bank insolvency order or to exercise a stabilisation power under Part 1.

(8)Condition 4 is that no application for a bank insolvency order is pending.

(9)Arranging for the giving of notice in order to satisfy Condition 1 can be a step with a view to minimising the potential loss to a bank's creditors for the purpose of section 214 of the Insolvency Act 1986 (wrongful trading).

(10)Where the FSA receives notice under Condition 1—

(a)the FSA shall inform the Bank of England,

(b)the FSA shall inform the person who gave the notice, within the period in Condition 3(a), whether it intends to apply for a bank insolvency order, and

(c)if the Bank of England decides to apply for a bank insolvency order or to exercise a stabilisation power under Part 1, the Bank shall inform the person who gave the notice, within the period in Condition 3(a).

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I4S. 120 in force at 21.2.2009 by S.I. 2009/296, art. 3, Sch. para. 2

121Disqualification of directorsE+W+S+N.I.

(1)In this section “the Disqualification Act” means the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986.

(2)In the Disqualification Act—

(a)a reference to liquidation includes a reference to bank insolvency,

(b)a reference to winding up includes a reference to making or being subject to a bank insolvency order,

(c)a reference to becoming insolvent includes a reference to becoming subject to a bank insolvency order, and

(d)a reference to a liquidator includes a reference to a bank liquidator.

(3)For the purposes of the application of section 7(3) of the Disqualification Act (disqualification order or undertaking) to a bank which is subject to a bank insolvency order, the responsible office-holder is the bank liquidator.

(4)After section 21 of the Disqualification Act (interaction with Insolvency Act) insert—

21ABank insolvency

Section 121 of the Banking Act 2009 provides for this Act to apply in relation to bank insolvency as it applies in relation to liquidation.

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I5S. 121 in force at 21.2.2009 by S.I. 2009/296, art. 3, Sch. para. 2

122Application of insolvency lawE+W+S+N.I.

(1)The Secretary of State and the Treasury may by order made jointly—

(a)provide for an enactment about insolvency to apply to bank insolvency (with or without specified modifications);

(b)amend, or modify the application of, an enactment about insolvency in consequence of this Part.

(2)An order under subsection (1)—

(a)shall be made by statutory instrument, and

(b)may not be made unless a draft has been laid before and approved by resolution of each House of Parliament.

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I6S. 122 in force at 17.2.2009 for specified purposes by S.I. 2009/296, arts. 2, 3, Sch. para. 2

I7S. 122 in force at 21.2.2009 in so far as not already in force by S.I. 2009/296, arts. 2, 3, Sch. para. 2

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