202 Early dissolution (England and Wales)
202 Early dissolution (England and Wales)

(1)     This section applies where an order for the winding up of a company has been made by the court in England and Wales.

(2)     The official receiver, if—

(a)     he is the liquidator of the company, and

(b)     it appears to him—

(i)     that the realisable assets of the company are insufficient to cover the expenses of the winding up, and

(ii)     that the affairs of the company do not require any further investigation,

may at any time apply to the registrar of companies for the early dissolution of the company.

[(2A)     Subsection (2B) applies where, immediately before the official receiver makes an application under subsection (2), there are EU insolvency proceedings open in respect of the company in one or more other member States.

(2B)     The official receiver must send to the registrar, with the application, a statement—

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