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Winding-up and Restructuring Act

Version of section 100 from 2007-06-22 to 2024-02-06:


Marginal note:Sale or transfer in contemplation of insolvency

  •  (1) Where any sale, deposit, pledge or transfer is made of any property, real or personal, by a company in contemplation of insolvency under this Act by way of security for payment to any creditor, or where any property, real or personal, goods, effects or valuable security are given by way of payment by the company to any creditor, whereby that creditor obtains or will obtain an unjust preference over the other creditors, the sale, deposit, pledge, transfer or payment is void, and the subject thereof may be recovered back by the liquidator by suit or action in any court of competent jurisdiction.

  • Marginal note:Presumption if within thirty days

    (2) Where the sale, deposit, pledge or transfer under subsection (1) is made within thirty days next before the commencement of the winding-up of the company under this Act, or at any time afterwards, it shall be presumed to have been so made in contemplation of insolvency, whether or not it was made voluntarily or under pressure and evidence of pressure shall not be admissible to support the transaction.

  • Marginal note:Exception

    (3) The presumption referred to in subsection (2) does not apply to a sale, deposit, pledge or transfer of financial collateral made in accord- ance with the provisions of an eligible financial contract.

  • R.S., 1985, c. W-11, s. 100
  • 1996, c. 6, s. 156
  • 2007, c. 29, s. 114

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