valid as on 13/04/2021

IBC Section 11-Persons not entitled to make application.
Effective from 01.12.2016 and font in blue w.e.f., 28.12.2019

The following persons shall not be entitled to make an application to initiate corporate insolvency resolution process under this Chapter, namely:—

(a) a corporate debtor undergoing a corporate insolvency resolution process ; or
a financial creditor or an operational
creditor of a corporate debtor undergoing a prepackaged insolvency resolution process; or

(b) a corporate debtor having completed corporate insolvency resolution process twelve months preceding the date of making of the application; or

(c) a corporate debtor or a financial creditor who has violated any of the terms of resolution plan which was approved twelve months before the date of making of an application under this Chapter; or

(d) a corporate debtor in respect of whom a liquidation order has been made.

Explanation For the purposes of this section, a corporate debtor includes a corporate applicant in respect of such corporate debtor.

– For the purposes of this section, it is hereby clarified that nothing in this section prevent a corporate debtor referred to in clauses (a) to (d) from initiating corporate insolvency resolution process against another corporate debtor.

(1) Where an application filed under section 54C is pending, the Adjudicating Authority shall pass an order to admit or reject such application, before considering any application filed under section 7 or section 9 or section 10 during the pendency of such application under section 54C, in respect of the same corporate debtor.

(2) Where an application under section 54C is filed within fourteen days of filing of any application under section 7 or section 9 or section 10, which is pending, in respect of the same corporate debtor, then, notwithstanding anything contained in sections 7, 9 and 10, the Adjudicating Authority shall first dispose of the application under section 54C.

(3) Where an application under section 54C is filed after fourteen days of the filing of any application under section 7 or section 9 or section 10, in respect of the same corporate debtor, the Adjudicating Authority shall first dispose of the application under sections 7, 9 or 10.

(4) The provisions of this section shall not apply where an application under section 7 or section 9 or section 10 is filed and pending as on the date of the commencement of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021.

Inserted vide The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 dated 04.04.2021. To view the notification, Click Here
Inserted vide The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 dated 04.04.2021. To view the notification, Click Here
Inserted vide The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 dated 04.04.2021. To view the notification, Click Here
  1. Re-numbered vide Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2020 dated 13.03.2020 w.e.f. 28.12.2019. To view the amendment act, Click Here. With this, the ordinance dated 28.12.2019 stands repealed.
  2. Re-numbered vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 dated 28.12.2019. To view the Ordinance. Click Here.
  1. Inserted vide Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Act, 2020 dated 13.03.2020 w.e.f. 28.12.2019. To view the amendment act, Click Here. With this, the ordinance dated 28.12.2019 stands repealed.
  2. Inserted vide the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 dated 28.12.2019. To view the Ordinance. Click Here.
Inserted vide The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 dated 04.04.2021. To view the notification, Click Here

IBC-Enforcement Notification [S.O.3594(E)] dated 30/11/2016


The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2019 dated 28.12.2019


The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code (Amendment) Ordinance, 2021 dated 04.04.2021


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