Section 517 – The Companies Act,1956

The Companies Act, 1956

517. Arrangement when binding on company and creditors.

(1) Any arrangement entered into between a company about to be, or in the course of being, wound up and its creditors shall, subject to the right of appeal under this section, be binding on the company and on the creditors if it is sanctioned by a special resolution of the company and acceded to by three-fourths in number and value of the creditors.

(2) Any creditor or contributory may, within three weeks from the completion of the arrangement, appeal to the 1[Tribunal] against it and the 1[Tribunal] may thereupon, as it thinks just, amend, vary, confirm or set aside the arrangement.


1. Subs. by Act 11 of 2003, sec. 91, for “Court”.

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