High Court of Australia

Fortress Credit Corporation (Australia) II Pty Limited v Fletcher [2015] HCA 10

11 Mar 2015

Case Number: S276/2014


French CJ, Hayne, Kiefel, Gageler, Keane JJ


Corporations – Winding up – Voidable transactions – Section 588FF(3)(b) of Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) empowers courts to make orders extending time for liquidator to make application under s 588FF(1) with respect to voidable transactions – Order extending time for respondents to make s 588FF(1) application did not refer to identified transaction – Respondents made s 588FF(1) application within extended time period – Whether courts can make order under s 588FF(3)(b) extending time to make s 588FF(1) application without identifying particular transaction or transactions to which it would apply.

Words and phrases – "extension of time", "re-enactment presumption", "shelf orders".

Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) – s 588FF.

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