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CORPORATIONS ACT 2001 No. 50, 2001 - SECT 547

Meetings to ascertain wishes of creditors or contributories

(1) The Court may, as to all matters relating to the winding up of a company, have regard to the wishes of the creditors or contributories as proved to it by any sufficient evidence and may, if it thinks fit for the purpose of ascertaining those wishes, direct meetings of the creditors or contributories to be convened, held and conducted in such manner as the Court directs, and may appoint a person to act as chair of any such meeting and to report the result of the meeting to the Court. (2) In the case of creditors, regard is to be had to the value of each creditor's debt. (3) In the case of contributories, regard is to be had to the number of votes conferred on each contributory by this Act or the company's constitution.

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