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Insolvency Regulations for 2022 Gets FG Approval

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By Abdulwaheed Olayinka Adubi

The Federal Government of Nigeria, has approved the 2022 Insolvency Regulations (IR), this is according to section 867 of the CAMA, 2020.

The Corporate Affairs Commission (CAC) disclosed this in a statement on Sunday; signed by its Head, Media Unit, Rasheed Mahe in Abuja.

According to the statement, the approval was made known through the Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Adeniyi Adebayo.

In the statement, the Commission added that the new regulations fall under the Companies and Allied Act, CAMA 2020.

“The Commission hereby informs the general public that in exercise of the powers conferred by section 867 of the CAMA, 2020, the Honourable Minister of Industry, Trade and Investment, Otunba Richard Adeniyi Adebayo (CON) has approved the Insolvency Regulations (IR) 2022″

The Commission added that the regulation of insolvency proceedings under the CAMA includes: Company Voluntary Arrangements, Administration of Companies, Receivership/Managership, Winding-up by the Court, Creditors’ Voluntary Winding-up, Arrangements and Compromise, Netting, and Dissolution of Incorporated Trustees.

“The IR shall not apply to the Rules of Court relating to insolvency applications made by the Chief Judge of Federal High Court or any Court designated by an Act of the National Assembly as being vested with jurisdiction to hear cases arising out of the CAMA.”

It added that the Insolvency Regulations go into effect immediately.

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