The Provincial Insolvency Act,1920
Section 59 A. Power to require information regarding the insolvent’s property
(1) The Court, if specially empowered in this behalf by all order of the State Government, or any officer of the Court so empowered by a like order, may on the application of the receiver or any creditor who has proved his debts, at any time after all order of adjudication has been made, summons before it in the prescribed manner any person known or suspected to have in his possession any property belonging to the insolvent, or supposed to be indebted to the insolvent, or any person whom the Court or such office, as the case may be, may deem capable of giving information respecting the insolvent or his dealings or property, and the Court or such officer may require any such person to produce any documents in his custody or power relating to the insolvent or to his dealings or property.
(2) If any person so summoned, after having been tendered a reasonable sum, refuses to come before the Court or such officer at the time appointed, or refuses to produce any such document, having no lawful impediment made known to and allowed by the Court or such officer, the Court or such officer may, by warrant, cause him to be apprehended and brought up for examination.
(3) The Court or such officer may examine any person so brought before it or hill) concerning the insolvent, his dealings or property, and such person may be represented by a legal practitioner.