valid as on 18/07/2024

20.1.142- Companies (Winding Up) Rules, 2020

142. Conduct of examination.- (1) The Company Liquidator shall have the conduct of an examination under section 299, provided that the Tribunal may, if for any reasons it thinks fit so to do, entrust the conduct of the examination to any contributory or creditors and where the conduct of the examination is entrusted to any person other than the Company Liquidator, the Company Liquidator shall nevertheless be entitled to be present at the examination in person or by authorised representative, and may take notes of the examination for his own use and put such questions to the person examined as the Tribunal may allow.
(2) Save as provided in sub-rule (1), no person shall be entitled to take part in an examination under section 299 except the Company Liquidator and his authorised representative, but any person examined shall be entitled to have the assistance of his authorised representative, who may re-examine the witness:

Provided that the Tribunal may permit, if it thinks fit, any creditor or contributory to attend the examination subject to such conditions as it may Impose.
(3) Notes of the examination may be permitted to be taken by the witness or any person on his behalf on his giving an undertaking to the Tribunal that such notes shall be used only for the purpose of the re-examination of the witness and on the conclusion of the examination, the notes shall, unless otherwise directed by the Tribunal, be handed over to the Tribunal for destruction.

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