Section 130 in The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Title: Public notice inviting claims from creditors.

Description: (1) The Adjudicating Authority shall— (a) send notices within ten days of the bankruptcy commencement date, to the creditors mentioned in— (i) the statement of affairs submitted by the bankrupt under section 129; or (ii) the application for bankruptcy submitted by the bankrupt under section 122. (b) issue a public notice inviting claims from creditors. (2) The public notice under clause (b) of sub-section (1) shall include the last date up to which the claims shall be submitted and such other matters and details as may be prescribed and shall be— (a) published in leading newspapers, one in English and another in vernacular having sufficient circulation where the bankrupt resides; (b) affixed on the premises of the Adjudicating Authority; and (c) placed on the website of the Adjudicating Authority. (3) The notice to the creditors referred to under clause (a) of sub-section (1) shall include such matters and details as may be prescribed.

Title: Registration of claims.

Description: (1) The creditors shall register claims with the bankruptcy trustee within seven days of the publication of the public notice, by sending details of the claims to the bankruptcy trustee in such manner as may be prescribed. (2) The creditor, in addition to the details of his claims, shall provide such other information and in such manner as may be prescribed.

Title: Preparation of list of creditors.

Description: The bankruptcy trustee shall, within fourteen days from the bankruptcy commencement date, prepare a list of creditors of the bankrupt on the basis of— (a) the information disclosed by the bankrupt in the application for bankruptcy filed by the bankrupt under section 118 and the statement of affairs filed under section 125; and (b) claims received by the bankruptcy trustee under sub-section (2) of section 130.

Title: Summoning of meeting of creditors.

Description: (1) The bankruptcy trustee shall, within twenty-one days from the bankruptcy commencement date, issue a notice for calling a meeting of the creditors, to every creditor of the bankrupt as mentioned in the list prepared under section 132. (2) The notices issued under sub-section (1) shall— (a) state the date of the meeting of the creditors, which shall not be later than twenty-one days from the bankruptcy commencement date; (b) be accompanied with forms of proxy voting; (c) specify the form and manner in which the proxy voting may take place. (3) The proxy voting, including electronic proxy voting shall take place in such manner and form as may be specified.

Title: Conduct of meeting of creditors.

Description: (1) The bankruptcy trustee shall be the convener of the meeting of the creditors summoned under section 133. (2) The bankruptcy trustee shall decide the quorum for the meeting of the creditors, and conduct the meeting only if the quorum is present. (3) The following business shall be conducted in the meeting of the creditors in which regard a resolution may be passed, namely:— (a) the establishment of a committee of creditors; (b) any other business that the bankruptcy trustee thinks fit to be transacted. (4) The bankruptcy trustee shall cause the minutes of the meeting of the creditors to be recorded, signed and retained as a part of the records of the bankruptcy process. (5) The bankruptcy trustee shall not adjourn the meeting of the creditors for any purpose for more than seven days at a time.

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