[TO BE PUBLISHED IN THE GAZETTE OF INDIA, PART II, SECTION 3, SUBSECTION (i)]
MINISTRY OF CORPORATE AFFAIRS
New Delhi, the 15th November, 2019
G.S.R. […].— In exercise of the powers conferred by sub-section (1) and clauses (p), (q), (r), (s), (t), (u), (v), (w), (x), (y), (z), (za), (zb) and (zc) of sub-section (2) of section 239 read with clause (e) of section 2 and sub-section (2), clauses (c) and (e) of sub-section (14) and clause (e) of sub-section (15) of section 79 of the Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016 (31 of 2016), the Central Government hereby makes the following rules, namely –
1. Short title and commencement.― (1) These rules may be called the Insolvency and Bankruptcy (Application to Adjudicating Authority for Bankruptcy Process for Personal Guarantors to Corporate Debtors) Rules, 2019.
(2) They shall come into force from the 1st day of December, 2019.
Application.― These rules shall apply to matters relating to bankruptcy of personal guarantors to corporate debtor
Definitions. — (1) In these rules, unless the context otherwise requires, – (
a) “Adjudicating Authority” means-
(i) for the purpose of section 60, the National Company Law Tribunal constituted under section 408 of the Companies Act, 2013 (18 of 2013); or
(ii) in cases other than sub-clause (i), the Debt Recovery Tribunal established under sub-section (1A) of section 3 of the Recovery of Debts and Bankruptcy Act, 1993 (51 of 1993);