Section 354- Meetings to ascertain wishes of creditors or contributories. [Corresponds to Section 557 of the Companies Act, 1956]
(1) In all matters relating to the winding up of a company, the Tribunal may -
(a) have regard to the wishes of creditors or contributories of the company, as proved to it by any sufficient evidence;
(b) if it thinks fit for the purpose of ascertaining those wishes, direct meetings of the creditors or contributories to be called, held and conducted in such manner as the Tribunal may direct; and
(c) appoint a person to act as chairman of any such meeting and to report the result thereof to the Tribunal.
(2) When ascertaining the wishes of creditors under sub-section (1), regard shall be had to the value of each debt of the creditor.
(3) When ascertaining the wishes of contributories under sub-section (1), regard shall be had to the number of votes which may be cast by each contributory.