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255. Duty to co-operate with Office-holder

(1) Where an Office-holder has been appointed to a Company, he may require any of the persons identified in subsection (2) to —
(a) give to the Office-holder such information concerning the Company and its promotion, formation, business, dealings, affairs or property as the Office-holder may at any time after the commencement of Insolvency Proceedings reasonably require; and
(b) attend on the Office-holder at such times as the latter may reasonably require.
(2) The persons who must co-operate with the Office-holder are —
(a) those who are or have at any time been a Director or secretary of the Company;
(b) those who have taken part in the formation of the Company at any time;
(c) those who are or have been at any time in the employment of the Company;
(d) those who are or have at any time been a Director or secretary of, or in the employment of, another Company which is or was at any time a Director or secretary of the Company; and
(e) in the case of a Company being wound up by the Court, any person who has acted as receiver, administrator, administrative receiver, provisional liquidator or liquidator of the Company.
(3) A person who fails to comply with this Section, without reasonable excuse, commits a contravention and is liable to a fine at the relevant level set out in the Fines Schedule.