285 Meaning of failure to comply

(1)

In section 286, failure to comply means a person’s failure to comply with an enactment, a rule of law, or a court order to the extent that the enactment, rule, or order applies to the person in the person’s capacity as a liquidator.

(2)

In proceedings under section 286,—

(a)

a finding of any fact made in proceedings before the District Court or High Court for an offence under this Act or any other enactment that there was a failure to comply is prima facie evidence of that fact:

(b)

a finding described in paragraph (a) may be proved by production of a document under the seal of the court in which the finding was made.

Compare: 1986 No 121 s 46

Section 285: replaced, on 1 September 2020, by section 51 of the Insolvency Practitioners Regulation (Amendments) Act 2019 (2019 No 28).