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463. Service of notice of judgment dispensed with

464. Notice of judgment or order .....
464a. Order binding stockholders not served with judgment
464b. Order to add inquiry to judgment

465. Liberty to attend to debenture-holder

466. Conduct of action to purchaser of plaintiff's debentures

467. Advertisement pui-suant to order ....

468. Order appointing receiver and manager .

469. Order continuing manager

469a. Eeceiver and manager appointed with leave to charge loans

in priority to debentures

470. Sale on motion

470a. Sale as going concern with leave to borrow .

470b. Accounts and sale as going concern .

470c. Liberty to bid

471. Order to sell patent and liberty to bid

472. Order to sell tramway

473. Another

473a. Order comprising sale of land and for payment into

474. Authority to receiver to borrow ....

475. Eeceiver and manager empowered to create first charge

476. Liberty to receiver and manager to borrow and pay off

mortgage

476a. Appointment of receiver and manager, with liberty to pay
wages, &c. .........

477. Liberty to go abroad and sell

478. Liberty to receiver to compromise with vendor abroad .

479. Liberty to promote bill in Parliament ....
479a. Liberty to intervene in foreign action ....
479b. Liberty to take proceedings in France ....

479c. Liberty to trustees to appeal

479d. Liberty to unsecm-ed creditor to defend ....

480. Liberty to liquidator to appoint attorney to collect call

abroad and manage .......

481. Liberty to debenture trustees to appoint agents to complete

railway abroad and send them money .

482. Liberty for trustees to make payments and consignments

483. Liberty to receiver and manager to close business

484. Liberty to close public-houses and borrow money .

485. 486. Summons for call



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TABLE OF FORMS.



Form. PAGE
487, 488. Order to make calls charged by debentures (after

winding-up order) ....... 436, 437

489. Order for liquidator to pay calls to receiver . . . . 437

490. Eeceiver to give possession to mortgagee's receiver . . 438

491. Eeceiver to band over articles to third party . . . . 438
491a. Order to pay to credit of action without prejudice to remu-
neration, &c. ......... 438

491b. Liberty to auctioneer to pay sums advanced . . , . 439

491c. Liberty to proceed for misfeasance and be indemnified . . 439

491d. Liberty to compromise misfeasance . . . . . . 439

49lE. Order on application to enforce misfeasance proceedings . 440

491f. Reducing receiver's security 440

491g. Discharge of receiver and manager ..... 440

492. Order to commit liquidator for contempt ..... 441

493. 494. Certificate of amount due to debenture holders . 441, 442
495, 495a, 496. Dividends to debenture holders . . . . 443

497. Fui'ther consideration in chambers ...... 444

497a. Book debts in part satisfaction of sum due . . . . 445



Chap. XXXIX.— CONTEIBUTOEIES (pp. 446—498)

498. List of contributories

499. Notice of appointment to settle list ....

500. Affidavit of jDostage of notices of appointment

501. Certificate of final settlement of list ....

502. Notice of final settlement of list, and that name included

503. Affidavit of service of notice to contributory

504. The Schedule referred to in last form

505. Supplemental list of contributories ....

506. Summons to rectify list ......

507. Affidavit on application to rectify list ....

508. Order on application to vary list ....

509. Order to strike off

510. Order varying official receiver's certificate

511. Order varying certificate by excluding name

512. Another order to strike name off list

513. Order to insert in list for paid-up shares only .

514. Order declaring shares fully paid ....

515. Order against another company repudiating liabUity .

516. Order to settle executors on list ....

517. Order to rectify by inserting new name

518. Order on appeal, reversing .....

519. Order for contributories to inspect books, &c.

520. Notice of committee meeting to sanction proposed call

521. Advortisoment of mooting of committee

522. KoHolution of cominittoo sanctioning call

623. N(jtico to coiitriljutory of call sanctioned by committee

624. Summons for intended call



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464
465
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466
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Form PAGE

525. Advertisement of intended call 474

526. Liquidator's affidavit supporting proposal for call . . . 475

527. Affidavit of service of summons for call . . ... 476

528. 528a, 529. Orders sanctioning call .... 470,477

530. Call to full amount 478

531. Order for call payable by instalments 478

532. Order on personal representatives to pay call . . . . 478

533. Notice served with order sanctioning call . . . .478

534. Summons to enforce payment of calls 479

535. Affidavit on aiDplication for order to pay call .... 479

536. Affidavit of service of general order for call and notice . . 480

537. Order for payment of call [balance order] . . . .481

538. 539. Orders for payment of call and costs .... 482, 483

540. Order for further call — insurance association .... 483

541. Order to pay calls where company unregistered . . . . 483

542. Order on a B. contributory 484

543. Affidavit of service of order to pay call 484

544. Affidavit of service on several 484

545. Memorandum of service by person effecting it . . . . 485

546. 547. Liberty to employ detectives 485, 486

548, 549. Official applications to pay calls made before winding-up 487

550. Summons to pay calls made before winding-up — varied for

case of application and allotment moneys .... 488

551. Affidavit of service of summons to pay arrears of call . . . 489

552. Affidavit with a view to order 489

553. Order to pay calls made before winding-up . . . . 490

554. Another such order, with interest 491

555. Order to pay arrears, with interest and costs . . . . 491

556. Order to pay allotment moneys and instalments and interest . 492

557. Liberty to svie contributory out of jurisdiction for calls made

before winding-up 492

557a. Eeport on summons for leave to adjust 494

558. Summons for leave to pay dividends to shareholders . . 495

559. Summons for leave to adjust rights 495

560. Liberty to pay dividend to contributories .... 495

561. Liberty to adjust rights of contributories 496

562. Order adjusting rights 496

562a. Order to make call to adjust rights of contributories . . 496

563. Declaration as to return of assets where compromise effected . 497

564. Order as to dividends due from deceased contributory . . 497

565. Order as to shareholders in unregistered building society • . 497



Chap. XL.— ENFOECING OEDEES (pp. 499—505).

566. Charging order on shares of contributory .... 501

567. Order on judgment debtor to attend for examination . . • 501

568. Order attaching debts 502



XXIV TABLE OF FORMS.

Form PAGE

569. Liberty to proceed in bankruptcy 502

570. Liberty to sue contributories with view to bankruptcy . . 503

571. "Writ in administration action . 503

572. Liberty to proceed in bankruptcy abroad .... 503

573. Order to seize property of absconding contributory . . . 504

573a. Order to release prisoner 504

674. Making Scotch order an order of Coui't 505



Chap. XLL— TRANSFER OF WINDING-UP PROCEEDINGS
(pp. 506—511).

575. Summons for transfer from County Court to High Coui't . 508

576. Order of transfer on above summons .....

577. Ex parte summons by official receiver for transfer .

578. Order for transfer ........

578a. Transfer of winding-up of building society to High Court
578b. Transfer to County Coiu't ......

579. Notice of transfer to Board of Trade and official receiver

580. Appointment of official receiver of County Court as deputy, on

transfer to High Court



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509
509
609
510
510

510



Chap. XLIL— TRANSFER OF ACTIONS AFTER WINDING-UP
(pp. 512—515).

581. Order transferring Queen's Bench Division action .

582. Order transferring Chancery Division action

583. Another

584. Order setting aside judgment in transferred action .

585. Notice of motion to Lord Chancellor for transfer

586. Order for transfer by Lord Chancellor ....



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Chap. XLIII.— PRIVATE EXAMINATION AND DISCOVERY
UNDER SECT. 115 of 1862 (pp. 516—523).

586a. Summons for leave to privately examine . . . .517

587. Order on creditor's api)lication for examination . . . . 518

588. Order to attend to be examined 518

589. Notice to examinee of adjournment . . . . . . 519

590,591. Reference to examiner under sect. 115 . . 519,520

592. Pioforonce of all witnesses to same examiner .... 520

593. A])pointment of special examiner . . • . . . 520

594. Another form providing for shorthand notes .... 520
694a. Registrar's report of refusal to answer 521

695. Special order to attend 521

696. Order on examinee to attend at his own expense . . . 522

697. Libf:ity to coiitributorins to attend and tako part . . . 522

698. Order to apprehend witness for examination . . . . 522



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Chap. XLIV.— PUBLIC EXAMINATION (pp. 524—538).

Form PAGE

599. Further rejiort of ofRcial receiver under sect. 8 of 1890 . . 528
599a. Summons to consider report and order public examination . 529

600. Order directing a public examination 529

601. Notice of order 529

602. Order appointing a time for jDublic examination . . . 530

603. Notice to attend public examination 530

604. Notice to examinee of adjourned public examination . .531

605. Notice to produce at adjourned jrablic examination . . . 531

606. Notice of public examination for local paper .... 531

607. Notice to creditor and contributory of public examination . . 532
607a. Notice to Board of Trade of supplemental report . . . 532

608. Notice [for Gazette] of day ajspointed for public examination . 532

609. Order on appeal (reversing order below) for public examina-

tion 532

610. Order on appeal discharging order for public examination . 533

611. Supplemental further report as to new witnesses . . . 533

612. Appointment of shorthand writer ...... 533

613. Declaration of shorthand writer ....... 534

614. Order for warrant of arrest ....... 534

615. Warrant against person failing to attend 534

615a. Order to liberate prisoner on bail 535

616. Eeport to Court of refusal to answer 536

617. Order on persons refusing to answer 536

618. Notes of shorthand writer 536

619. Transcript of shorthand notes 537

620. Notes where shorthand wiiter not appointed . . . . 537
620a. Notice to complete deposition ...... 537

621. Order of Coiu-t that examination is concluded . . . . 538

622. Order for release from custody 538



Chap. XLV.— MISFEASANCE AND BREACH OF TEUST:
SECT. 10 OF THE ACT OF 1890 (pp. 539—550).

623. Summons for leave to j)roceed for misfeasance . . . 543

624. Order on above summons ........ 543

625. Summons under sect. 10 of 1890 543

626. Summons for liberty to attend misfeasance proceedings . . 544

627. Order to repay money paid for preliminary expenses . . 544

628. Order against directors to repay moneys ..... 545

629. Order against manager ........ 545

630. Order to repay improper dividends and extra remuneration of

directors ........... 545

631. Order on directors to repay qualification moneys . . . 546

632. Order on directors to pay half jn-emiums . .... 546

633. Order as to dividends paid out of capital .... 546

634. Order as to misfeasance involving fi-audulent preference . . 547



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TABLE OF FORMS.



Form PAGE

635. Order against directors after inquiry ..... 548
635a. Order to pay amount received througli bogus creditor . . 549

636. Order for seciirity for costs of misfeasance summons . . 549
636a Order refusing security on liquidator admitting liability for

costs ........... 550



Chap. XLVI.— PEOSECUTION OF DIEECTOES AND OTHEES
(pp. 551—555).

637. Summons for leave to prosecute . . . . . .551

638. Petition for liberty to prosecute directors 552

639. Order giving liberty to prosecute 554

640. Order to produce depositions 555



Chap. XLVII.— COMPEOMISES (pp. 556—564).

641. Affidavit of contributory as to compromise

642. Questions for compromising sbarebolders .
642a. Affidavit of sbarebolder verifying answers

643. Summons to sanction agreement for compromise

644. Affidavit of liquidator as to proposed compromise

645. Agreement with contributory for compromise .

646. Clause as to sureties .....

647. Confirmation of agreement for compromise

648. Order sanctioning compromise

649. Another

650. Liberty to compromise claim for damages

651. Liberty to compromise action against company .
652 — 654. Liberty to compromise with debtors

655. Compromise with mortgagee ....

656. Liberty to compromise action ....

657. Liberty to comjDromise cross-claims .



. 557

. . 557

. 558

. . 559

. 559

. . 559

. 561

, . 561

. 561

, . 562

. 562

, . 562

562, 563

, . 563

. 563

, . 564



Chap. XLVIII.-COSTS IN WINDING-UP ; TAXATION, &c. ;
FEES (pp. 565—567).

658. Order to tax costs of official receiver and liquidator . . 570

659. Order declaring juiorities and for taxation ... . . 571

660. 661. Orders to tax, and appointing creditors' rein'esentative

thereon 571, 572

662. Tax costs, including costs of action 572

662a. Order for liquidator to pay costs and recoup .... 572

663. Order to tax, including costs of appeal ..... 572

664. Order whore change of solicitors 572

666. Order to tax costs up to dissolution 673

666. Affidavit as to costs received ou compromises .... 573



TABLE OF FORMS. XXVll

Form PAGE

667. Notice to loavo bill for taxation where official receiver con-

cerned ........... 573

668. Notice where bill not to be lodged with official receiver . . 573

669. Notice from registrar's office of taxation 574

670. Certificate of taxation ........ 574

671. Certificate of taxation under order, fund in Court . . . 574

672. Another, where no fund in Court ...... 574

673. Finding in certificate as to sums received from contributories . 575

674. Another 575

675. Another — no sums received ....... 575

676. Approval of bill by registrar, where no order to tax . . . 575
676a. Register to be kept by taxing officer ..... 576

677. Eeturn by taxing officer 576



Chap. XLIX.— APPEALS AND SPECIAL CASE (pp. 578—591).

678. Notice of appeal from official receiver 579

679. Summons on appeal from liquidator 580

680. Notice of motion to discharge order in chambers . . . 581

681. Liberty to liquidator to appeal 584

681a. Liberty to creditors to appeal in name of official receiver . 585

682. Liberty to oppose appeal 585

683. Notice of appeal 585

684. Eestraining execution on payment into Court . . . . 586

685. Eestraining advertisement pending appeal .... 586

686. Order to stay on payment of costs 587

687. Stay of winding-up order pending appeal .... 587

688. Order on appeal for winding-up, and appointing liquidator . 587

689. Order on appeal discharging order below 588

690. Order dismissing petition and directing action . . . 588
690a. Discharging winding-up order on payment of debts, costs,

&c 588

691. Order affirming order appealed from 589

692. Order affirming, with costs, to be paid by liquidator . . . 589

693. Order allowing liquidator's costs of appeal .... 589



Chap. L.— EEMOVAL, EESIGNATION, AND DEATH OF LIQUI-
DATOE ; AND FILLING UP VACANCIES (pp. 592—595).

694. Order for substituted service of summons to remove liqui-

dator ........... 593

694a. Order removing liquidator 594

695. Vesting order .......... 595



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TABLE OF FORMS.



Chap. LI.— EELEASE OF LIQUIDATOR (pp. 596—600).

Form PAGE

696. Notice of intention to apply for release 597

697. Statement to accompany notice 598

698. Certificate of postage of notice by official receiver (as liqui-

dator) 599

699. Application to Board of Trade for release .... 599

700. Release of Hquidator 600

701. Notice [for Gazette] of releases 600



CHAP. LIL— DISSOLUTION AND DESTRUCTION OF BOOKS ;
RESTORATION OF COMPANY'S NAME (pp. 601—604).

702. Order for dissolution and destruction of books . . . . 602
702a. Order to destroy books, &c 603

703, 703a. Orders to restore company's name to register . . . 604



Chap. Lin.— COUNTY COURTS (pp. 605—616).
\^No forms in this chaj^ter.']



Section II.— VOLUNTARY WINDING-UP

(pp. 617—667).

704. Notice of first meeting for special resolution .... 618

705. Notice of second meeting for special resolution . . . . 619

706. Notice of meeting for extraordinary resolution . . . 620

707. Notice [for Gazette] of special resolution 625

708. Notice [for Gazette] of extraordinary resolution . . . 626

709. Notice to registrar of resolution to wind-up . . . . 626

710. Order removing liquidator 627

711. Removing one liquidator and re-appointing tlie otber . . . 627

712. Order to bring in account of liquidator 628

713. Liberty to leave and pass account 628

714. Order that ex-liquidators leave accounts 629

715. Resolutions as to remuneration of liquidator . . . . 629

716. Order as to remuneration of liquidator 630

717. Order fixing remuneration ........ 630

718. Order as to remuneration up to close of liquidation . . , G30

719. Summons to restrain action against company . . . . 632

720. Affidavit 8ui)porting above summons 632

721. Notice of motion to restrain distress ...... 633

722. Notice to creditors 034

723. Order fixing time to prove debts (Englisli and foreign) . . 635

724. List of debts and claims 636



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Form. PAGE

725. Notice of allowance of debt ....... 037

726. Notice to come in and prove . 037

727. Declaration by creditor in support of claim . . . . . 037

728. Summons for adjudication of disputed claim .... 037

729. Order for inquiry as to creditors ....... 038

730. Order for account of debts 038

731. Order fixing time for claims • 038

732. Certificate of debts and claims 03.9

733. Order for particiilars of claim and extending time . . . 040

734. Order on originating summons disallowing claims . . .041

735. Declaration of dividend ........ 041

736. Notice that dividend ready for payment . . . . .042

737. List of contributories 042

738. Notice to contributories 043

739. Call 045

740. Notice of call 045

741. Summons or notice of motion to enforce calls . . . . 040

742. Order enforcing call made by liquidator ..... 040

743. Order to pay calls made before winding-up . . . . 047

744. Another 048

745. Summons as to distributing assets . . . . . . 049

746. Representation order on above summons .... 049

747. Order declaring rights of sliarebolders in sui'plus assets . . 050

748. Conveyance of freeholds ........ 052

749. Order to summon meeting ........ 054

750. Notice of motion 050

751. 751a. Summonses under sect. 138 of 1802 057

752. Praecipe for appearance to summons ..... 058

753. Notice of appearance 058

753a. Notice of appointment to hear summons .... 058

754. Order for substituted service of summons 059

755. Liquidator to give security for costs of originating summons . 000

756. Order for inspection 000

757. Order for production and inspection of liquidator's documents . 001
757a. Order for cross-examination ....... 001

758. Order for cross-examination and discovery .... 001

759. Eepresentation order 002

760. General liberty to apply 002

761. Order for private examination . . . . . . . 004

762. Summons to tax costs of liquidator 004

763. Order to tax on above summons ....... 065

764. Certificate of taxation (voluntary liquidation) . . . 665

765. Notice convening final meeting ....... 665

766. Notice to registrar of final meeting ..... 667
766a. Order to stay voluntary winding-up 667



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TABLE OF FORMS.



Section III.— WINDING-UP UNDER SUPER-
VISION (pp. 668—698).

Form

767. Supervision order (skeleton form)

768. Supervision order (full form)

769. Taxation wlien official receiver provisional liquidator

770. Order for appointment of liquidators

771. Liquidator to give security

772. Supervision — voluntary liquidators retiring .
772a. Subsequent order replacing one of two liquidators

773. Advertisement of supervision order ....

774. Order extending time to advertise
Order appointing solicitor ....
Liberty to contributories to attend
Appearance book ......

778. Liberty to bring action ....

779. Order for inquiry as to debts ....
Advertisement for creditors
Liberty to admit claims .....
Order for creditors to prove or be excluded
Order allowing and disallowing claims .
Order as to secured creditor's proof and set-off
Memorandum of direction for meeting .
Notice convening meeting ....

786a. Proxy

787. Appointment of chairman ....

Chairman's report of meeting ....

Sanction to special resolution for sale .

Sanction to acceptance of composition

Order as to compromise and remuneration and accounts

Liberty to reply and proceed to trial

Order on garnishees to pay debt to Scotch liquidators

Garnishee order tn'si ......

Garnishee order absolute

Order for examination of contributory as to means
Order to deliver assets to purchaser ....



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776.

777.



780.
781.
783.
783.
784.
785.
786.



788.
789.
790.
791.
792.
793.
794.
795.
796.
796a.



797. Summons to compel liquidator to bring in account .

798. Summons for leave to bring in liquidator's account .

799. Summons for leave to surety to attend passing of account

800. Order for delivery of account

800a. FoiTn of account .......

800u. Affidavit of no receipts, &c., sinco last account

801. Summons to oxtond timo to leave account .

802. Affidavit verifying account 690

802a. Summons to proceed on account 690

802c'., 802ii. Certificates as to liquidator's accounts . , . 691



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Form

802d. Another certificate wliere no receipts

802e. Oortificate on passing final accounts

803. Order as to roraunoration of liquidators

804. Order fixing remuneration of liquidators

805. Order allowing further remuneration .

806. Leave to call creditors' meetings as to remuneration

807. Advertisement of meeting as to remuneration .

808. Taxation of costs

809. Affidavit of fitness of liquidator ....

810. Removing one liquidator and continuing the other .

811. Eemoving liquidator and ai)pointing another

812. Order on resignation where no receipts .

812a. Re-appointing two liquidators on third's incapacity

813. Liberty to call final meeting .....
813a. Order for dissolution in supervision proceedings

814. Orders for destruction of books, &c.

815. Order to pay dividends and expenses out of company

dation account



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691
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692
693
693
693
694
694
695
695
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695
696
696
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698



Section IV.— ARRANGEMENTS, COMPROMISES,
AND RECONSTRUCTIONS UNDER THE
ACT OF 1870 (pp. 699-761).

816. Summons for meetings 705

817. Order for meetings and advertisements ..... 705

818. Meetings to be convened by debenture-holders and liquidator. 706

819. Order for meetings without advertisement ..... 707

820. Advertisement 707

820a. Another 708

821. Another 709

822. Another 710

823. Another (colonial creditors) 711

824. Another 711

825. New company — debenture stock for debentures, shares jiart

paid for shares . . . . . . . . .712

826. Restrictions on transfer of shares 715

827. Scheme not to bar misfeasance proceedings . . . .716

828. Another 716

829. Clause limiting debentui'e charge . . . . . .717

830. Fully paid ordinary for founders' shares . . . . . 717

831. Nomination of directors . . . . . . . .718



XXXU TABLE OF FORMS.

Form PAGE

832. Cash and debenture in new company to old debenture holders 718

833. New company takes assets subject to mortgages, &c. —

unsecured creditors obtain fully-paid shares — part paid

shares to old shareholders 721

834. Securities Insurance Company, new company takes assets —

provisions as to poHcies and contracts . . . . . 724



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