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The Insolvency Act 2000 (Commencement No. 1 and Transitional Provisions) Order 2001

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3.—(1) In a case where a petition for an administration order has been presented before the appointed day the amendments made to sections 10(1) and 11(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986 by section 9 shall not apply and sections 10(1) and 11(3) of the Insolvency Act 1986 as they have effect immediately before the appointed day shall continue to have effect.

(2) In a case where a person subject to a disqualification order under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986, made on the application of the Secretary of State, the official receiver or the liquidator, has applied for leave of the court under section 17 of that Act before the appointed day, the amendments made to section 17 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by paragraph 12(1) in Part I of Schedule 4 shall not apply and section 17(2) of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 as it has effect immediately before the appointed day shall continue to have effect.

(3) In a case where a person is subject to a disqualification order under Part II of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1989(1) made before the appointed day the following amendments shall not apply—

(a)the insertion of section 12A into the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by section 7(1),

(b)the insertion of “or 12A” into section 13 of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by paragraph 8(b) of Schedule 4,

(c)the insertion of “or in contravention of section 12A” into section 14(1) of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by paragraph 9 of Schedule 4,

(d)the insertion of “or 12A” into section 15(1) of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by paragraph 10(2)(a) of Schedule 4,

(e)the insertion of “or a disqualification order under Part II of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1989” into section 15(1)(b) of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by paragraph 10(2)(b) of Schedule 4, and

(f)the insertion of “or a disqualification order under Part II of the Companies (Northern Ireland) Order 1989” into section 15(5) of the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 by paragraph 10(3) of Schedule 4.

(4) Where—

(a)a court has directed a liquidator to refer a matter under section 218(1) of the Insolvency Act 1986,

(b)a liquidator has reported a matter under section 218(4) of the Insolvency Act 1986, or

(c)a court has directed a liquidator to make a report under section 218(6) of the Insolvency Act 1986,

before the appointed day, the amendments and repeals, as the case may be, made to section 218 of the Insolvency Act 1986 by section 10 and Schedule 5 shall not apply and section 218 of the Insolvency Act 1986 as it has effect immediately before the appointed day shall continue to have effect.

(5) The provisions of this article are without prejudice to the operation of sections 16 and 17 of the Interpretation Act 1978(2) (saving from, and effect of, repeals) as they are applied by section 23 of that Act.

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