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MHC Pathology P/L v Midvale Trial P/L (ACN 007 392 001) [2020] VSC 789

Supreme Court of Victoria
Commercial Court
Hetyey AsJ

MHC Pathology P/L v Midvale Trial P/L (ACN 007 392 001)

Judgment Date: 
1 December 2020

CORPORATIONS - Corporations Act 2001 (Cth) - Part 5.4 - Insolvency - Statutory demand - Application to set aside - Section 459G - Originating process served interstate - Requirements of Service and Execution of Process Act 1992 (Cth) - Whether service effective - Section 459H(1)(a) - Whether genuine dispute about existence and/or amount of debt - Section 459E(2)(e) - Failure to comply with prescribed form for statutory demands - Failure to refer to 6 month statutory period for compliance set by Coronavirus Economic Response Package Omnibus Act 2020 (Cth) - Failure to specify address for service in State in which demand served - Section 459J(1)(a) - Whether defect in demand - Whether substantial injustice caused unless set aside - Section 459J(1)(b) - Whether some other reason to set demand aside.