PS-20 Special administrations

This policy statement provides guidance on:

  • the special administration of corporations
  • the relationship between special administration and other forms of external administration and winding up
  • the appointment and termination of a special administrator
  • how the Registrar places corporations under special administration and terminates special administrations, including the availability of initial reconsideration of the decision and AAT review
  • the grounds for placing a corporation under special administration and other considerations that the Registrar takes into account
  • the role and powers of a special administrator
  • the usual steps in a special administration, such as the Registrar’s expectations for communications with corporation members and key stakeholders.