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The Companies Act, 2013

Chapter XX - Winding Up (270 - 365)

Section 320- Distribution of property of company.

[Section 320 omitted w.e.f.15.11.2016 vide Notification dated 28.05.2016 (Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016) read with MCA Notification S.O.3453(E) dated 15.11.2016]

Section 320- Distribution of property of company. [Corresponds to Section 511 of the Companies Act, 1956]


Prior to Omission w.e.f 15.11.2016, Section 320 read as under:

Section 320- Distribution of property of company.  

Subject to the provisions of this Act as to overriding preferential payments under section 326, the assets of a company shall, on its winding up, be applied in satisfaction of its liabilities pari passu and, subject to such application, shall, unless the articles otherwise provide, be distributed among the members according to their rights and interests in the company.