(1) The provisions of this Part apply where a compromise or arrangement is proposed between a company and—
(a) its creditors, or any class of them, or
(b) its members, or any class of them.
(2) In this Part—
“arrangement” includes a reorganisation of the company's share capital by the consolidation of shares of different classes or by the division of shares into shares of different classes, or by both of those methods; and “company”—
(a) in section 900 (powers of court to facilitate reconstruction or amalgamation) means a company within the meaning of this Act, and
(b) elsewhere in this Part means any company liable to be wound up under the Insolvency Act 1986 (c 45) or the Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989 (SI 1989/2405 (NI 19)).
(3) The provisions of this Part have effect subject to Part 27 (mergers and divisions of public companies) where that Part applies (see sections 902 and 903).
(1) The court may, on an application under this section, order a meeting of the creditors or class of creditors, or of the members of the company or class of members (as the case may be), to be summoned in such manner as the court directs.
(2) An application under this section may be made by—
(a) the company,
(b) any creditor or member of the company,
[(c) if the company is being wound up, the liquidator, or
(d) if the company is in administration, the administrator].
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