94. CONTRIBUTIONS, ETC., DUE TO CORPORATION TO HAVE PRIORITY OVER OTHER DEBTS. –
There shall be deemed to be included among the debts which, under section 49 of the Presidency-towns Insolvency Act, 1909 (3 of 1909),or under section 61 of the Provincial Insolvency Act, 1920 (5 of 1920), 1or under any law relating to insolvency in force 2in the territories which, immediately before the 1st November, 1956, were comprised in a Part B State, 3or under section 530 of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956), are in the distribution of the property of the insolvent or in the distribution of the assets of a company being wound up, to be paid in priority to all other debts, the amount due in respect of any contribution or any other amount payable under this Act the liability wherefore accrued before the date of the order of adjudication of the insolvent or the date of the winding up, as the case may be.
1. Ins. by Act 53 of 1951, sec. 23 (w.e.f. 6-10-1951).
2. Subs. by A.O. (No. 3) 1956, for “in a Part B State”.
3. Subs. by Act 29 of 1989, sec. 42, for “or under section 230 of the Indian Companies Act, 1913 (7 of 1913)” (w.e.f. 20-10-1989).