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The Energy Administration Rules 2005

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  1. Introductory Text

  2. PART 1 INTRODUCTORY PROVISIONS

    1. 1.Citation and commencement

    2. 2.Construction and interpretation

    3. 3.Extent

  3. PART 2 APPOINTMENT OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATOR BY COURT

    1. 4.Affidavit in support of energy administration application

    2. 5.Form of application

    3. 6.Contents of application and affidavit in support

    4. 7.Filing of application

    5. 8.Service of application

    6. 9.Notice to officers charged with execution of writs or other process, etc

    7. 10.Manner in which service to be effected

    8. 11.Proof of service

    9. 12.The hearing

    10. 13.Notice of energy administration order

  4. PART 3 PROCESS OF ENERGY ADMINISTRATION

    1. 14.Notification and advertisement of energy administrator’s appointment

    2. 15.Notice requiring statement of affairs

    3. 16.Verification and filing

    4. 17.Limited disclosure

    5. 18.Release from duty to submit statement of affairs; extension of time

    6. 19.Expenses of statement of affairs

    7. 20.Energy administrator’s proposals

  5. PART 4 MEETINGS AND REPORTS

    1. CHAPTER 1 Creditors' meetings

      1. 21.Creditors' meetings generally

      2. 22.The chairman at meetings

      3. 23.Creditors' meeting for nomination of alternative liquidator

      4. 24.Entitlement to vote

      5. 25.Admission and rejection of claims

      6. 26.Secured creditors

      7. 27.Holders of negotiable instruments

      8. 28.Hire-purchase, conditional sale and chattel leasing agreements

      9. 29.Resolutions

      10. 30.Minutes

      11. 31.Revision of the energy administrator’s proposals

      12. 32.Reports to creditors

    2. CHAPTER 2 Company meetings

      1. 33.Venue and conduct of company meeting

  6. PART 5 DISPOSAL OF CHARGED PROPERTY

    1. 34.Authority to dispose of property

  7. PART 6 EXPENSES OF THE ENERGY ADMINISTRATION

    1. 35.Priority of expenses of energy administration

  8. PART 7 DISTRIBUTION OF CREDITORS

    1. CHAPTER 1 Application of Part and general

      1. 36.Distribution to creditors generally

      2. 37.Debts of insolvent company to rank equally

      3. 38.Supplementary provisions as to dividend

      4. 39.Division of unsold assets

    2. CHAPTER 2 Machinery of proving a debt

      1. 40.Proving a debt

      2. 41.Claim established by affidavit

      3. 42.Costs of proving

      4. 43.Energy administrator to allow inspection of proofs

      5. 44.New energy administrator appointed

      6. 45.Admission and rejection of proofs for dividend

      7. 46.Appeal against decision on proof

      8. 47.Withdrawal or variation of proof

      9. 48.Expunging of proof by the court

    3. CHAPTER 3 Quantification of claims

      1. 49.Estimate of quantum

      2. 50.Negotiable instruments, etc

      3. 51.Secured creditors

      4. 52.Discounts

      5. 53.Mutual credits and set-off

      6. 54.Debt in foreign currency

      7. 55.Payments of a periodical nature

      8. 56.Interest

      9. 57.Debt payable at future time

      10. 58.Value of security

      11. 59.Surrender for non-disclosure

      12. 60.Redemption by energy administrator

      13. 61.Test of security’s value

      14. 62.Realisation of security by creditor

      15. 63.Notice of proposed distribution

      16. 64.Admission or rejection of proofs

      17. 65.Declaration of dividend

      18. 66.Notice of declaration of a dividend

      19. 67.Payments of dividends and related matters

      20. 68.Notice of no dividend, or no further dividend

      21. 69.Proof altered after payment of dividend

      22. 70.Secured creditors

      23. 71.Disqualification from dividend

      24. 72.Assignment of right to dividend

      25. 73.Debt payable at future time

  9. PART 8 THE ENERGY ADMINISTRATOR

    1. 74.Fixing of remuneration

  10. PART 9 ENDING ENERGY ADMINISTRATION

    1. 75.Final progress reports

    2. 76.Application to court

    3. 77.Notification by energy administrator of court order

    4. 78.Moving from energy administration to creditors' voluntary liquidation

    5. 79.Moving from energy administration to dissolution

    6. 80.Provision of information to the Secretary of State

  11. PART 10 REPLACING ENERGY ADMINISTRATOR

    1. 81.Grounds for resignation

    2. 82.Notice of intention to resign

    3. 83.Notice of resignation

    4. 84.Application to court to remove energy administrator from office

    5. 85.Notice of vacation of office when energy administrator ceases to be qualified to act

    6. 86.Energy administrator deceased

    7. 87.Application to replace

    8. 88.Notification and advertisement of appointment of replacement energy administrator

    9. 89.Notification and advertisement of appointment of joint energy administrator

    10. 90.Notification to registrar of companies

    11. 91.Energy administrator’s duties on vacating office

  12. PART 11 COURT PROCEDURE AND PRACTICE

    1. CHAPTER 1 Applications

      1. 92.Preliminary

      2. 93.Interpretation

      3. 94.Form and contents of application

      4. 95.Application under section 176A(5) of the 1986 Act to disappply section 176A of the 1986 Act

      5. 96.Filing and service of application

      6. 97.Notice of application under section 176A(5) of the 1986 Act

      7. 98.Other hearings ex parte

      8. 99.Hearing of application

      9. 100.Use of affidavit evidence

      10. 101.Filing and service of affidavits

      11. 102.Use of reports

      12. 103.Adjournment of hearings; directions

    2. CHAPTER 2 Shorthand writers

      1. 104.Nomination and appointment of shorthand writers

      2. 105.Remuneration

    3. CHAPTER 3 Enforcement procedures

      1. 106.Enforcement of court orders

      2. 107.Orders enforcing compliance with the Rules

      3. 108.Warrant under section 236 of the 1986 Act

    4. CHAPTER 4 Court records and returns

      1. 109.Title of proceedings

      2. 110.Court records

      3. 111.Inspection of records

      4. 112.File of court proceedings

      5. 113.Right to inspect file

      6. 114.Filing of Gazette notices and advertisements

    5. CHAPTER 5 Costs and detailed assessment

      1. 115.Application of CPR

      2. 116.Requirement to assess costs by the detailed procedure

      3. 117.Procedure where detailed assessment required

      4. 118.Costs paid otherwise than out of the assets of the protected energy company

      5. 119.Award of costs against energy administrator

      6. 120.Application for costs

      7. 121.Costs and expenses of witnesses

      8. 122.Final costs certificate

    6. CHAPTER 6 Persons incapable of managing their affairs

      1. 123.Introductory

      2. 124.Appointment of another person to act

      3. 125.Affidavit in support of application

      4. 126.Services of notices following appointment

    7. CHAPTER 7 Appeals in energy administration proceedings

      1. 127.Appeals and reviews of energy administration orders

      2. 128.Procedure on appeal

    8. CHAPTER 8 General

      1. 129.Principal court rules and practice to apply

      2. 130.Right of audience

      3. 131.Right of attendance

      4. 132.Energy administrator’s solicitor

      5. 133.Formal defects

      6. 134.Restriction on concurrent proceedings and remedies

      7. 135.Affidavits

      8. 136.Security in court

      9. 137.Payment into court

      10. 138.Further information and disclosure

      11. 139.Office copies of documents

  13. PART 12 PROXIES AND COMPANY REPRESENTATION

    1. 140.Definition of proxy

    2. 141.Issue and use of forms

    3. 142.Use of proxies at meetings

    4. 143.Retention of proxies

    5. 144.Right of inspection

    6. 145.Proxy-holder with financial interest

    7. 146.Company representation

  14. PART 13 EXAMINATION OF PERSONS IN ENERGY ADMINISTRATION PROCEEDINGS

    1. 147.Preliminary

    2. 148.Form and contents of application

    3. 149.Order for examination, etc

    4. 150.Procedure for examination

    5. 151.Record of examination

    6. 152.Costs of proceedings under section 236

  15. PART 14 MISCELLANEOUS AND GENERAL

    1. 153.Power of Secretary of State to regulate certain matters

    2. 154.Costs, expenses, etc

    3. 155.Provable debts

    4. 156.Notices

    5. 157.Quorum at meeting of creditors

    6. 158.Evidence of proceedings at meetings

    7. 159.Documents issuing from Secretary of State

    8. 160.Forms for use in energy administration proceedings

    9. 161.Energy administrator’s security

    10. 162.Time-limits

    11. 163.Service by post

    12. 164.General provisions as to service and notice

    13. 165.Service outside the jurisdiction

    14. 166.Confidentiality of documents

    15. 167.Notices sent simultaneously to the same person

    16. 168.Right to copy documents

    17. 169.Charge for copy documents

    18. 170.Non-receipt of notice of meeting

    19. 171.Right to have list of creditors

    20. 172.False claim of status as creditor

    21. 173.The Gazette

    22. 174.Punishment of offences

    23. 175.Notice of order under section 176A(5) of the 1986 Act

  16. PART 15 INTERPRETATION AND APPLICATION

    1. 176.Introductory

    2. 177.“The court”; “the registrar”

    3. 178.“Give notice” etc

    4. 179.Notice, etc to solicitors

    5. 180.Notice to joint energy administrators

    6. 181.“Venue”

    7. 182.“Energy administration proceedings”

    8. 183.“The appropriate fee”

    9. 184.“Debt”, “liability”

    10. 186.“Authorised deposit-taker and former authorised deposit-taker”

    11. 186.Expressions used generally

    12. 187.Application

  17. Signature

    1. SCHEDULE 1

      FORMS

    2. SCHEDULE 2

      Punishment of Offences under the Rules

  18. Explanatory Note

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