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171. Notice of meeting.

(1) Unless otherwise stated elsewhere in the rules, the LLP liquidator or liquidator shall summon all meetings of creditors or partners, as the case may be, by giving not less than fourteen days notice of the time and place appointed for the meeting by advertisement in one daily newspaper in the English language and one daily newspaper in the regional language circulating in the State or Union territory concerned as the LLP liquidator or liquidator may consider suitable, and by sending individually to every creditor of the LLP notice of the meeting of creditors, and to every partner of the LLP notice of the meeting of partners by registered or speed post or other mode specified under rule 15 of the Limited Liability Partnership Rules 2009 so as to reach such person not less than fourteen days before the date fixed for the meeting. Where the creditors or partners are one hundred or less than one hundred, it shall not be necessary to give notice by advertisement but individual notices shall be issued.

(2) The notice to each creditor shall be sent to the address given in his proof, if any, submitted or, if he has not proved, to the address given in the statement of affairs, or, if there is no statement of affairs, to the address given in the books of the LLP, or to such other address as may be known to the person summoning the meeting. The notice to each partner shall be sent to the address mentioned in the books of the LLP or Statement of Affairs as the address of such partner or to such other address as may be known to the person summoning the meeting.

(3) In the case of meetings to fill vacancy in office of LLP liquidator, the continuing LLP liquidator, or if there is no continuing LLP liquidator, as the case may be, any creditor may summon the meeting.

(4) The notices shall be in such of the Form Nos. 55, 55A, 55B, 55C and 55D as may be appropriate.

(5) This rule shall not apply to meeting of partners under rule 5 and of creditors, under rule 8 and final meeting for dissolution.