COMPANIES ACT - 1963 (ACT 179)

    Section - 220 - Appointment of Inspector under Order of the Court

    (1) The Court may order the Registrar to appoint one or more competent inspectors to investigate the affairs of a company and to report thereon to the Registrar in such manner as the Court directs,

    (a) upon a report by the Registrar after enquiries by him in accordance with section 219 of this Code;

    (b) upon the application of the Registrar; or

    (c) upon the application of not less than one hundred members or of members holding not less than one-tenth of the issued shares or of members being not less than one-tenth in number of the total members.

    (2) When the application is made under paragraph (c) of the foregoing subsection,

    (a) the application shall be supported by such evidence as the Court may require for the purpose of showing that the applicants have good reason for requiring the investigation; and the Court may, before ordering the appointment of an inspector, require the applicants to give security to an amount not exceeding two hundred pounds for payment of the costs of the investigation;

    (b) at least fourteen days' previous notice of the application shall be given to the Registrar who shall be entitled to be represented at the hearing and to give evidence and call witnesses.

    (3) Any application under this section shall be heard in chambers and at least fourteen days' previous notice thereof shall be given to the company which shall be entitled to be represented at the hearing and to give evidence and call witnesses.