(1) This section applies in the case of a company where—
[(a) the company enters administration,] or
(b) an administrative receiver is appointed, or
[(ba) a moratorium under section 1A is in force, or]
(c) a voluntary arrangement [approved under Part I], has taken effect, or
(d) the company goes into liquidation, or
(e) a provisional liquidator is appointed;
and “the office-holder” means the administrator, the administrative receiver, [the nominee,] the supervisor of the voluntary arrangement, the liquidator or the provisional liquidator, as the case may be.
(2) If a request is made by or with the concurrence of the office-holder for the giving, after the effective date, of any of the supplies mentioned in the next subsection, the supplier—
(a) may make it a condition of the giving of the supply that the office-holder personally guarantees the payment of any charges in respect of the supply, but
(b) shall not make it a condition of the giving of the supply, or do anything which has the effect of making it a condition of the giving of the supply, that any outstanding charges in respect of a supply given to the company before the effective date are paid.
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