ACT 125
COMPANIES ACT 1965 (REVISED - 1973)
PART X - WINDING UP
DIVISION 4 - PROVISIONS APPLICABLE TO EVERY MODE OF WINDING UP
Subdivision (3) - Effect on other Transactions

 
Section 293. Undue preference.
 
Section 293. Undue preference. (COMPANIES ACT 1965 (REVISED - 1973) - ACT 125) (1) Any transfer, mortgage, delivery of goods, payment, execution or other act relating to property made or done by or against a company which, had it been made or done by or against an individual, would in his bankruptcy under the law of bankruptcy be void or voidable shall, in the event of the company being wound up, be void or voidable in like manner.

(2) For the purposes of this section the date which corresponds with the date of presentation of the bankruptcy petition in the case of an individual shall be—

    (a) in the case of a winding up by the Court—

      (i) the date of the presentation of the petition; or

      (ii) where before the presentation of the petition a resolution has been passed by the company for voluntary winding up the date upon which the resolution to wind up the company voluntarily, is passed,

    whichever is the earlier; and

    (b) in the case of a voluntary winding up the date upon which the winding up is deemed by this Act to have commenced.

(3) Any transfer or assignment by a company of all its property to trustees for the benefit of all its creditors shall be void.