Corporations Act 2001



Division 2 - Restructuring  

Subdivision B - Appointment of restructuring practitioner  


A company may, by writing, appoint a small business restructuring practitioner for the company if:

(a)  the eligibility criteria for restructuring are met in relation to the company on the day the appointment is made; and

(b)  the board has resolved to the effect that:

(i) in the opinion of the directors voting for the resolution, the company is insolvent, or is likely to become insolvent at some future time; and

(ii) a restructuring practitioner for the company should be appointed.

A company must not appoint a restructuring practitioner under subsection (1) if:

(a)  the company is already under restructuring; or

(b)  the company has made a restructuring plan that has not yet terminated; or

(c)  the company is under administration; or

(d)  the company has executed a deed of company arrangement that has not yet terminated; or

(e)  a person holds an appointment as liquidator, provisional liquidator or administrator of the company.


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