273 Certain conduct prohibited

(1)

If a company is in liquidation, or an application has been made to the court for an order that a company be put into liquidation, as the case may be, no person may—

(a)

leave New Zealand with the intention of—

(i)

avoiding payment of money due to the company; or

(ii)

avoiding examination in relation to the affairs of the company; or

(iii)

avoiding compliance with an order of the court or some other obligation under this Part in relation to the affairs of the company; or

(b)

conceal or remove property of the company with the intention of preventing or delaying the liquidator taking custody or control of it; or

(c)

destroy, conceal, or remove records or other documents of the company.

(2)

A person who contravenes subsection (1) commits an offence and is liable on conviction to the penalty set out in section 373(3).