liq·ui·da·tor /'li-kwə-ˌdā-tər/ n: one that liquidates; esp: an individual appointed by law to liquidate assets compare receiver
Merriam-Webster’s Dictionary of Law. Merriam-Webster. 1996.
Under the Insolvency Act 1986, the liquidator is the person, other than the Official Receiver, responsible for dealing with the winding up of a company.
Easyform Glossary of Law Terms. — UK law terms.
An insolvency practitioner whose functions on either a compulsory or voluntary liquidation are to collect in the company's assets, realise them and distribute them to the company's creditors and, if there is a surplus, to the persons entitled to it.For further information, see the Insolvency Service website: .Related linksliquidator
Practical Law Dictionary. Glossary of UK, US and international legal terms. www.practicallaw.com. 2010.
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