Section 148 – THE COMPANIES (COURT) RULES, 1959

148. Notice to creditors

(1) The liquidator shall give not less than 14 days notice of the date so fixed by advertisement in one issue of a daily newspaper in the English language and one issue of a daily newspaper in the regional language circulating in the State or Union Territory concerned, as he shall consider suitable. Such advertisement shall be in Form No. 63.

 

(2) The liquidator shall also give not less than 14 days notice of the date fixed, in a winding-up by the Court, to every person mentioned in the statement of affairs as a creditor, who has not proved his debt, and to every person mentioned in the statement of affairs as a preferential creditor, whose claim to be a preferential creditor has not been established or is not admitted, or, where there is no statement of affairs, to the creditors as ascertained from the books of the company, and, in any other winding-up, to each person who, to the knowledge of the liquidator, claims to be a creditor or preferential creditor of the company and whose claim has not been admitted, to the last known address or place of abode of such person. Such notice shall be in Form No. 64 or 65 as the case may be, and shall be sent to each creditor by pre-paid letter post under certificate of posting.

 

(3) All the rules hereinafter set out as to the admission or rejection of proofs shall apply with the necessary variations to any claim to priority as a preferential creditor.

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