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84. Notification to official receiver of appointment as provisional

liquidator 100

85. Appointment of off recr as prov liquidator, witli restrictions . 101
85a. Another 101

86. Appointment of outside provisional liquidator to call meeting . 101

87. Another order providing for security and accounts . . . 102

88. Order on motion appointing provisional liquidator . . . 102

89. Another. Limitation of powers 103

90. Order giving liberty to carry on business . . . . .103

91. Another jn-oviding for petty disbursement account . . . 103

92. Direction (in winding-up order) as to accounts, &c. . . . 104

93. Order to tax provisional liqmdator's costs 104

94. Another, further taxation 104

95. Another order for taxation 105

96. Order for payment of certified balance 105



Chap. XI.— SPECIAL MANAGEE (pp. 107—110).

96a. Report of official receiver 107

97. Order appointing special manager 108

98 & 98A. Others 109

98b. General form 109

99. Affidavit by special manager verifying account . . . . 110



Chap. XIL— EVIDENCE (pp. 111—130).

100. Affidavit of liquidator as to books .

101. Affida\it by secretary as to books
102 & 103. Orders for inspection under s. 156 of 1862

104. Order for inspection, special ....

105. Order on bank to permit inspection .

106. Summons for affidavit of documents and inspection

107. Order for affidavit and inspection .

108. Summons against official receiver for documents

109. Order on alleged contributory for documents .
100a. Order on company to produce books for inspection

110. Prajcipo for subpoena

111. Subpcxjua (ul ifstificandnm or duces tecum

112. Indorsomont on writ when issued by solicitor .

113. Notice to witiioHs to attend and of place

114. Examiner's certificate of non-attendance or refusal to be sworn



111
111
112
113
113
114
115
115
115
116
117
118
119
119
119



TABLE OF FORMS.



XI



Form

115. Notice of motion that ■witness attend examiner

116. Affidayit of service of subpoena and notice ....

117. Summons against official receiver for time for evidence .

118. Summons for order for cross-examination ....

119. Summons for cross-examination of official receiver, &c. .
119a. Order to cross-examine on hearing of petition .

120. Order for cross-examination with restrictions as to affidavits

121. Order for cross-examination before examiner . . .

122. Order for cross-examination of liquidator .

123. Liberty to cross-examine in Court ....

124. Further order following the above ...

125. Appointment of district registrar as special examiner

126. ApiDointment of special examiner in general terms

127. Aj)pointment with provision as to interpreter .

128. Order that witness attend and answer questions .

129. Order for examination of persons in Scotland .

130. Notice to produce at hearing of petition

131. Notice to admit



PAGE

120
120
123
124
124
124
124
125
125
125
125
126
126
126
126
127
128
128



Chap. XIII.— SERVICE OF PROCESS (pp. 131-

132. General order for service out of jurisdiction

133. Liberty to serve summons out of jurisdiction
134 & 135. Liberty to serve out of jurisdiction
136.
137.
138,
139,
140,
141.



-136).'



Liberty to serve (out of jurisdiction)peremptorj' notice to prove
Another ..........

Order for substituted service of summons ....

Order for substituted service on contributory .

Order for substituted service of petition ....

Another order for substituted service of summons .



14lA. Summons



132
133
133
133
134
135
135
135
136
136



Chap. XIV.— PROCEEDINGS AND ATTENDANCE IN CHAMBERS
AFTER WINDING-UP ORDER (pp. 137—139).

142. Liberty to creditors to attend 138

143. Liberty to contributory to attend . . . . . . 138

144. Liberty to debenture -holders to attend 138

145. Representation order 139



Chap. XV.— OFFICIAL RECEIVERS (pp. 140—152).

[N.B. — The forms in special use hy official receivers are given in the chajyter
specially concerning the subjects ivith ivhich they are coimected,'}



xu



TABLE OF FORMS.



Chap. XVI.— STATEMENT OF AEFAIES AND PRELIMINABY

EEPOET (pp. 153—171).
Form PAGE

146. Notice to submit statement and attend ofi&cial receiver . . 154
146a. Request to concur ......... 155

147. Certificate extending time for statement 155

148. Order to submit or concur in statement . . . • .155
148a. Another mtli directions as to attendance ..... 156

149. Statement of affairs 157

150. Affidavit of concui'rence . . . . . . . . 166

151. Summary of statement of affair's ...... 166

152. Preliminary report 171



Chap. XYH.— PIEST MEETINGS OF CEEDITOES
CONTEIBUTOEIES (pp. 172—189).

153. Notice to Board of Trade of first meetings

154. Notice to creditors of first meeting ....
154a. Notice to creditors of fresh, first meeting

154b. Order to bold fresb first meeting ....

155. Notice to contributories of first meeting .

156. Notice to officers of company to attend first meetings .

157. Proof of debt

158. General j)roxy

159. Special proxy

160. Application and order for extension of time

161. Certificate of postage of notices (general).

162. Authority to act as deputy- chaii'man and use proxies .

163. Memorandum of adjournment of meeting

164. Notice to creditor, &c., of adjourned first meeting

165. Memorandum where no quorum at adjourned meeting

166. List of creditors or contributories ....

167. Division list of creditors or contributories dissenting

168. Division list of creditors or contributories assenting .

169. Eeport of result of meeting

170. Other rej^orts of results

171. Further report



AND



177
177
177
178
178
178
179
181
183
185
185
186
186
186
186
187
187
187
187
189
189



Chap. XVIII.— APPOINTMENT OF LIQUIDATOE AND COM-
MITTEE OF INSPECTION (pp. 190—197).

172. Summons to consider reports 192

173. Summons after subsequent meetings (death, &c.) . . . 192

174. Summonses to appoint committee (identical) . . . . 192

175. Summons to decide differences 193

176. AdvertiHoiriorit of time for coiiHidcring determinations . . 193

177. Appointment of liquidator and committee .... 193



TABLE OF FORMS. Xlll

Form FAQS

178. Official receiver and another appointed liquidatoiB . . . 194

179. Appointment of committee (meetings unanimous) . . . 194

180. Committee with, official receiver. No quorum of creditors . 194

181. Official receiver (liquidator) and creditors and contributories

(committee) 195

182. Eescinding liquidator's appointment; official receiver sub-

stituted 195

183. Gazette notice of appointment of liquidator .... 195

184. Advertisement of appointment of liquidator . . . . 196

185. Ditto committee, official receiver remaining liquidator . . 196

186. Another 196

187. Notice to joint-stock registrar of liquidator's appointment . 196
187a. Notice to liquidator 197



Chap. XIX.— SECUEITY OF LIQUIDATOE AND SPECIAL
MANAGER (pp. 198—200).

188. Certificate that security has been given 199

189. Order on guarantee society on default of liquidator . . . 199



Chap. XX.— APPOINTMENT OF SOLICITOE (pp. 201—203).

190. Court's sanction to solicitor's employment .... 202

191. Application for liberty to employ solicitor ....
191a. Board of Trade's leave to employ solicitor

192. Eetainer to solicitor

192a. Eeport by solicitor on proceedings taken



202
202
203
203



Chap, XXI.— DUTIES AND POWEES OF LIQUIDATOES
(pp. 204—218).

192b. Vesting order ; unregistered company 218



Chap. XXII.— COMMITTEE OF INSPECTION— POWEES, PEO-
CEEDINGS AND EEMUNEEATION (pp. 219—228).

193. Minutes of meeting of committee of inspection . . . 222
193a. Notice of meeting of committee . . . . . . 223

194. Eesignation by committeeman 224

195. Leave of absence to committeeman 224

196. Notice of meeting of creditors, &c., to remove committeeman . 224

197. Notice of meeting of creditors, &c., to fill up vacancy . . 224

198. Eesolution of creditors, &c., filliug up vacancy . . . . 225

199. Application for direction of official receiver as committee . 225
199a. Application to Board of Trade as committee . . . . 225

200. Eesolution fixing remuneration of liquidator .... 226

201. Sanction of committee to carrying on business . . . . 226



XIV



TABLE OF FOKMS.



Form
202.
203.
204.
205.
206.
207.



Eesolution in favour of special bank account .
Appointment of auditor of trading account
Sanction to emplojTnent of solicitor
Sanction to litigation by liquidator ....
Sanction of committee to compromise or arrangement
Order for remuneration of committee, &c. .



PAGE

226
227
227
227
227
227



Chap. XXIII.— EEMUNEEATION OF LIQUID ATOE
(pp. 229—232).

208. Summons to fix liquidator's remuneration . . . ,



232



Chap. XXIV.— ACCOUNTS OF LIQUIDATOE AND PEOCEDUEE
UNDEE SECT. 15 OF 1890 (pp. 233—265).

Cash, book (mtb analysis) 235

Certificate of audit by committee of inspection . . . 235

Liquidator's trading account ....... 236

Affidavit verifying trading account ...... 236

Board of Trade circular as to audit 237

Copy casb book for filing ....... 239

Eeport to accompany account ....... 240

Affidavit verifying account (ordinary) 241

Summary of accounts under r. 139 ...... 242

Board of Trade certificate of audit 243

219 & 220. Liquidator's statement under sect. 15 of 1890
directions ........

Liquidator's trading account (sect. 15)

List of dividends or composition ....

List of amounts paid to contributories



209
210.
211.
212.
213.
214.
215.
216.
217.
218.



221.
222.
223,



224. Affidavit verifying account (sect. 15)

225. Eof[uest for particulars of undistributed assets .

226. Particulars in answer to last form ....

227. Affidavit verifying account of unclaimed funds . . . .

228. Order (Board of Trade) to submit verified account (r. 129 (1) )

229. Title of proceedings wben liquidation voluntary

230. Notice of motion for order for verified account .

231. Affidavit of registrar as to voluntary liquidation

232. Affidavit that Board of Trade order not complied with

233. Affidavit of service of Board of Trade order

234. Order of Court' to submit verified account .

235. Ajiplication for paying-in or receivable order .
230. Ilecf'ivablo ordia* under r. 131 .....

237. Certificate of receipt and abstract of ap])lic;iti(>n

238. Ijifjuidator's ajiplication for payable order .

239. Ditto by creditor, with liquidator's certificate .
240 Dif to l»y contributory



with



250
253
253
254
254
255
255
255
256
257
257
258
258
259
259
259
2(31
261
262
263
264



TABLE OF FORMS. XV

Chap. XXV.— BANKING ACCOUNT AND INVESTIMENT

(pp. 266—273).

Form PAGE

241. Board of Trade directions to liquidator as to C. L. Account 268

242. Eeceivable order and certificate of payment .... 269

243. Liquidator's advice letter of payment in 269

244. Request for cheque to repay advances ..... 270

245. Notice that cheques are required . . . . . . 271

246. Application to Board of Trade for special bank account . . 271

247. Order of Board of Trade for special bank account . . . 272

248. Certificate of balance at special bank account . . . 272

249. Certificate as to cash, balance and request for investment . . 273

250. Request by committee for sale of securities . . . .273



Chap. XXVI.— CARRYING ON THE BUSINESS (pp. 274—279).

251. Summons for liberty to carry on business .... 275

252. Liberty to carry on business, qualified ....

253. Liberty to carry on for six months .....

254. Liberty for six weeks -with view to sale ....

255. Order to carry on, and render monthly accounts

256. Liberty to fui'ther carry on, and appoint attorney abroad .

257. Return of tradinsr ........



275

276

277
278
278
278



Chap. XXVII. -DELIVERY OF BOOKS AND OTHER PROPERTY
(pp. 280—286).

258. Notice to pay money or deliver books to liquidator . . . 282

259. Notice of motion to commit or attach, or for order to deliver . 282

260. Summons for delivery 283

261. Order to pay or deliver under sect. 100 (general) . . . 283

262. Order for delivery of books 284

263. Order against company's solicitors ...... 284

264. Order to pay money belonging to company . . . . 285

265. Order on manager to deliver company's proi:)erty . . . 285

266. Order on former secretary to deliver . . . . . . 285

267. Order that late manager sign warrants 286

268. Collector of calls abroad to file statement and accounts . . 286



Chap. XXVIIL— BORROWING (pp. 287—290).

269. Summons for leave to borrow 287

270. Provisional liquidator to carrj' on business and make advances 288

271. Liberty to provisional liquidator to borrow .... 288

272. Another 288

273. Another 289

273a. Another special manager to make certain payments . . . 289

274. Liberty to borrow for carrying on business .... 289

275. Liberty to Liquidator to lend 290

276. Libertj' to borrow for misfeasance proceedings . . . 290



Xvi TABLE OF FORMS.

Chap. XXIX.-SALE OF PEOPEETY (pp. 291-306).

Form PAGE

277. Summons for leave to sell 292

278. Liberty to sell chattels 292

279. Liberty to sell goods and employ firm to sell .... 292

280. Liberty to seU ship 292

281. Liberty to sell newspaper 293

282. Order for sale 293

283. Liberty to sell goodwill and assets of business . . . 293

284. General Hberty to seU 294

285. Sale of works, liquidator to pay proceeds into Court . . 294

286. Liberty to sell mines and chattels 295

287. Liberty to sell by auction under mortgage

288. Order for sale with consent of mortgagees .

289. Order to concur in sale by mortgagees .

290. Liberty to concur' in sale by debenture holders .

291. Order for inquiry and sale where incumbrances

292. Order for sale subject to special conditions .

293. Order to carry into effect contract for sale

294. Approval of conditional contract for sale .

295. Order on purchaser to pay balance to liquidator

296. Order to pay balance into Couii after auction . . . . 299

297. Order to pay balance into Court, and for conveyance, &c. . 299

298. Paymaster-General's certificate ....... 300

299. Liberty to execute assignment 300

300. Approval of conveyances 301

301. Dii'ection to concur in sales by debenture trustees . . . 301

302. Liberty to assign last days of terms 301

303. Leave to liquidator to tender for pui'chase .... 302

304. Order to pay in purchase-money to discharge incumbrances . 302

305. Order discharging incumbrances and directing conveyance . 303

306. Order to pay out in discharge of incumbrances . . . 304

307. Order releasing assets from liquidator's Uen on sale . . . 305

308. Appointment of attorney to sell assets ..... 306



295
295
295
297
297
298
298
298
298



Chap. XXX.— BILLS AND NOTES (p. 307). [No forms in this chapter.^



Chap. XXXL— MISCELLANEOUS AUTHOEITIES TO
LIQUIDATOE (pp. 308—318).

309. SummonH for sanction of Court and directions . . . 308

310. Tiib<Ttj' to appoint manager abroad . . . . . . 309

311. Liberty to carry on business abroad, employ secretary, and go

ii])n)ii(l 309

312. F/ibfHy 1o finjiloy (without security) person to carry on

l)UHinoHfl abroad 309



TABLE OF FORMS.



XVll



Form PAGE

313. Liberty to send agent to Spain with power to suo . . .310

314. Liberty to send agent abroad to report on proi:)erty . . . 310

315. Liberty to employ agent in Pern . . . . . .311

316. Liberty to execute power of attorney to recovor proj^erty abroad 31 1
316a. Liberty to give power of attorney to firm abroad (various

matters) ........... 311

317. Another form (varying attorney's security) .... 312

318. Liberty to liquidator and receiver to appoint attorney abroad . 312

319. Liberty to go abroad 313

320. Another 313

321. Liberty to meet foreign drafts against consignments . . . 314

322. Liberty to send steamer to give notice of winding-up . .314

323. Liberty to continue manager 314

324. Liberty to employ secretary to prepare accounts . . .315

325. Liberty to change company's office . . . . . . 315

325a. Liberty to call meetings of debenture-holders . . .315
325b. Liberty to consent to scheme of arrangement as to another

company .......... 315

326. Liberty to give notice to renew leasehold term . . . 316
326a. Liberty to pay debts in full 316

327. Order vesting in liquidator right to transfer shares . . 316

328. Liberty to pay expenses of forming company to buy assets . 316

329. Appointment of sui'veyor to distinguish fixtures from chattels 317
Another form .......... 317

Liberty to have inventory and valuation of chattels made . 317
Order confirming contract to grant lease . . . . . 3l7

Liberty to retiu-n valuables deposited for safe custody . .317



330.
331.
332.
333.
334.



Liberty to discount bill . . . . . . . . 317



Chap. XXXIL— ACTIONS AND PROCEEDINGS BY
LIQUIDATOE (pp. 319—326).

Resolution of committee sanctioning proceedings
Another ........

Resolution of committee sanctioning compromise
Summons for leave to sue ....

Application to official receiver, as committee of inspection, for
leave to sue

340. General liberty to sue on bills of exchange

341. Liberty to bring action for rent .

342. Liberty to provisional liquidator to sue debtors
Liberty to proceed for misfeasance
Liberty to proceed to trial ....
Liberty to proceed for calls in America
Liberty to defend action .....
Liberty to defend action abroad .

348. Liberty to prove in bankruptcy
P.



335
336
337
338
339



343.
344.
345.
346.
347.



319
319
320
320

320
320
321
321
321
321
322
322
322
323



XVlll TABLE OF FORMS.

Form PAGE

349. Liberty to proceed in bankruptcy 323

350. Liberty to refer to arbitration 323

351. Liberty to sue for money paid after commencement of wind-

ing-up 324

35lA. Liberty to oppose bill in Parliament 324

352. Liberty to oppose bills in Parliament 324

353. Liberty to give security for costs 325



Chap. XXXIIL— EESTEAININO PEOCEEDINGS (pp. 326—334).

354. Affidavit of petitioning creditor on application to stay . . 328

355. Another, by provisional liquidator .....

356. Notice of motion by i^etitioner to restrain proceedings

357. Notice of motion by liquidator to restrain proceedings .

358. Order restraining County Court action ....

359. Another

360. Order restraining Police Court proceedings

361. Injunction against County Court execution .

362. Another

363. Order restraining several actions against company

364. Order of Queen's Bench Division staying action

365. Order on interpleader action for sheriff to withdi-aw

366. Order to vpithdraw ; execution creditor's priority preserved
366a. Another

367. Execution creditor given first charge

368. Liberty to pay out execution creditors ....

369. Order restraining proceedings against ship

370. Order giving eifect to shipmaster's lien ....

371. Order restraining proceedings in foreign Court .



328
329
329
329
330
330
330
330
331
331
331
332
332
333
333
334
334
334



Chap. XXXIV.— LIBEETY TO SUE AND PEOCEED AGAINST
COMPANY (pp. 335—340).

372. Summons for liberty to commence proceedings . . . 336

373. Summons for liberty to continue proceedings . . . . 336

374. Affidavit in support 336

375. Another by debenture-holder 337

376. Liberty to proceed with Queen's Bench Division action . . 337

377. Liberty to debentui'e-holder to commence action . . . 338

378. Another 338

879. Liberty to proceed with action by debenture-holders . . . 338

380. Another 339

381. Liberty to proceed with action to limited extent . . . 339

382. Liberty to proceed under execution ..... 339

383. Liberty to dcUvor counter-claim in company's action . . 340



TABLE OF FORMS. XIX



Chap. XXXV.— LANDLORDS— DISTRESS— EE-ENTEY

(pp. 341—346).

Form PAGE

384. Interim injunction against selling under distress . . . 342

385. Another 343

386. Order continuing injunction and directing delivery of goods . 343

387. Order discharging injunction and for inquiiy as to damages . 343

388. 389. Liberty to distrain 344

390. Liberty to pay rent 344

391. Order to pay landlord or deliver jiossession . . . . 344

392. Liberty to landlord to retake possession ..... 345

392a. Liberty to lessor to re-enter . . . . . . . 345

392b. Landlord accepting surrender to be at liberty to prove for

damages . . . . . . . . . .345

392c. Order restraining distress for rate 346



Chap. XXXVI.— GENERAL MEETINGS OF CREDITORS AND
CONTRIBUTORIES (pp. 347—358}.

392d. Order for meeting before "winding-up petition beard . . 350

393. Order for provisional liquidator to call meetings . . . 350



394. Liquidator ordered to call meeting of shareholders
settlement of action ......



as to



394a, 394b. Memoranda as to meetings ....

395. 395a. Notices convening meeting directed by the Court

396. Notice of meeting [general form] ....

397. Notice of general meeting of creditors [on requisition]

398. Authority to act as chaii-man and use proxies

399. Affidavit of postage of notices

400. Certificate of postage of notices [general form]

401. Memorandum of adjournment of meeting .

402. Proxy at general meeting .....
402a. Another approved by Court

403. List of creditors or contributories ....



Chap. XXXVIL— CREDITORS (pp. 359—400).

405. Proof of debt [general form. See form 157]. . . . 379

406. Debt due on debentures [unsecured] 379

407. Directors' fees 379

408. Debt due to solicitor 379

409. Judgment debt 379

410. Liquidator of another company ....... 380

411. Proof of debt of workman 380

412. Notice to creditor to prove 381

412a. Notice to complete proof 381

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TABLE OF FORMS.



Form FAOE

413. Description and valuation of security in proof . . . . 381

414. Notice of rejection of proof of debt . . . . . .381

415. Notice requiring further evidence in support of proof . . 382
415a. Letter of indemnity and affidavit ...... 383

416. List of proofs tendered to be filed under r. 116 . . . . 383

417. Liquidator's monthly list of proofs ...... 384

418. Summons that liquidator may admit proofs . . • . 384

419. Summons for allowance of set-off ...... 384

420. 420a, 421. Orders to admit claims 384

422. Set-off allowed 385

423. Order for issue to be tried before judge 385

424. Official referee to report on claim 385

425. 426. Claims disallowed 385

427. Summons to reverse or vary liquidator's decision on proof . 385

428. Order reversing rejection of j)roof 386

428a. Order varying rejection 386

429. Leave to prove for not allotting fully-paid shares . . . 387

430. Summons to expunge or reduce proofs 387

431. Summons for leave to prove after time expired . . . . 387
432 — 434. Orders for leave to claim after time expired . . . 388

435. Notice of intended dividend [for Oazette] 389

436. Notice to creditors of intention to declare dividend . . . 389

437. Notice of dividend [for Gazette] 390

438. Application for orders for payment of dividend . . . 390

439. Notice of dividend 391

440. Order to pay creditors' dividends to other persons . . . 392
440a. Order to pay dividend to chargee . . . . . . 393

441. Notice of intention to pay to assignee of debt .... 393

442. Notice to claimants of intended final dividend . . . . 393

443. Order to pay dividend and retain contributories' dividend . 393

444. Liberty to pay dividend, making reserve for disputed claims . 394

445. Order to pay Crown debts 394

446. Liberty to pay rates 394

447. Order allowing amendment of secured creditors' proof . . 395

448. Inquiry as to what seciu'ities given . . . . . . 395

449. Order for payment of mortgagees 395

450. Liberty to pay off mortgage out of proceeds of sale . . . 396

451. Order to release equity of redemption to mortgagees . . 396
451a. Order enforcing charging order 397

452. Claim for relief from income tax 400



Chap. XXXVIIL— DEBENTURES AND DEBENTURE STOCK
(pp. 401—445).

453. Writ in dobonturo foreclosure action 414

454. Aiiothor, whoro trust deed ........ 414

455. Statement of claim in debenture action . . . . .414



TABLE OF FORMS.



XXI



Auothor, vvliore trust deed

Ordinary judgment, in action before Vauglian Williams, J.
Ordinary judgment, wliero trust deed
Declaration of first charge and for inquiries
, Judgment where debenture stock issued



Form
456.
457.
458.
459.
459a

460. Order adding plaintiffs

460a. Libertj' to sue puisne incumbrancer

461. Order to add aijplicant as representative defendant, &c.

462. Consolidation order .



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