(Amended August 2010)
This chapter gives general advice and guidance relating to public examinations including how they should be convened and the procedures to be followed prior to, during and after the examination.
The Insolvency (Amendment) Rules 2010 came into force on 6 April 2010 and have had some effect on public examinations in cases where the petition was presented on or after 6 April 2010. The relevant paragraphs have been updated to reflect the changes and information is provided to show when they apply.
This chapter is divided into 9 parts as follows:
Part 1 – Public examinations generally (paragraphs 14.1 to 14.2)
Part 2 - Application for examination (paragraphs 14.3 to 14.11)
Part 3 - Requests (paragraphs 14.12 to 14.17)
Part 4 - Service & notice of order (paragraphs 14.18 to 14.28)
Part 5 - Co-operation before the publication examination (paragraph 14.29)
Part 6 - Examinee unfit to be examined (paragraphs 14.30 to 14.32)
Part 7 - Procedure at hearing (paragraphs 14.33 to 14.49)
Part 8 - Adjournments (paragraphs 14.50 to 14.54)
Part 9 - Shorthand writers and the record of the examination (paragraphs 14.55 to 14.60)
This chapter contains the following annex:
Annex 1 – Deemed service
[Onto Part 1 – Public examinations generally]