ACT 125
COMPANIES ACT 1965 (REVISED - 1973)
PART X - WINDING UP
DIVISION 2 - WINDING UP BY THE COURT
Subdivision (4) - General Powers of Court

 
Section 247. Claims of creditors and distribution of assets.
 
Section 247. Claims of creditors and distribution of assets. (COMPANIES ACT 1965 (REVISED - 1973) - ACT 125) (1) The Court may fix a date on or before which creditors are to prove their debts or claims or after which they will be excluded from the benefit of any distribution made before those debts are proved.

(2) The Court shall adjust the rights of the contributories among themselves and distribute any surplus among the persons entitled thereto.

(3) The Court may, in the event of the assets being insufficient to satisfy the liabilities, make an order as to the payment out of the assets of the costs charges and expenses incurred in the winding up in such order of priority as the Court thinks fit.