The period of COVID19 lockdown shall not be counted for the purposes of the time-line for any activity of CIRP that could not be completed due to such lockdown

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IBBI inserts new Regulation in CIRP Regulations, 2016 to extend the time line prescribed under Regulation 40A  & other regulations.

Amended CIRP Regulations

Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2020.

(Dated 29th March, 2020)

No. IBBI/2019-20/GN/REG059.- In exercise of the powers conferred by clause (t) of subsection (1) of section 196 read with section 240 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016), the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India hereby makes the following regulations further to amend the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016, namely:-

1. (1) These regulations may be called the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) (Third Amendment) Regulations, 2020.

(2) They shall come into force on the 29th March, 2020.

2. In the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Board of India (Insolvency Resolution Process for Corporate Persons) Regulations, 2016, after regulation 40B, the following regulation shall be inserted, namely: –

40C. Special provision relating to time-line.
Notwithstanding the time-lines contained in these regulations, but subject to the provisions in the Code, the period of lockdown imposed by the Central Government in the wake of COVID19 outbreak shall not be counted for the purposes of the time-line for any activity that could not be completed due to such lockdown, in relation to a corporate insolvency resolution process.”.

(Dr. M. S. SAHOO)
Chairperson
[ADVT.- III/4/Exty./…./20]

Read: Analysis of Time Limit under Section 12.

 

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