89 The hearing

Very few cases come to court under the Insolvency Act 1986 Section 8, Schedule B1, and those that do, in the main, consist of cases where there is a contest with a pending winding-up petition, or where a hostile application is made by a creditor other than a holder of a qualifying floating charge or where there is doubt whether the right to appoint has arisen under a qualifying charge or where the proposal is likely to be controversial. The overall discretion of the court assumes much greater importance in such cases than it did on

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