Article 18 - The hearing

(1) At the hearing of the application, any of the following may appear or be represented:
(A) the applicant;
(B) the Company;
(C) any person who has made an application for the winding up of the Company;
(D) the QFC Authority;
(E) any Secured Creditor;
(F) one or more of the directors of the Company;
(G) the person proposed for appointment as Administrator; or
(H) with the leave of the QFC Court, any other person who appears to have an interest justifying his appearance.
(2) On hearing an application for an Administration Order, the QFC Court may:
(A) make the Administration Order sought subject to any conditions that the QFC Court considers appropriate;
(B) dismiss the application;
(C) adjourn the hearing conditionally or unconditionally;
(D) make an interim order;
(E) treat the application as a winding-up petition; or
(F) make any other order which it thinks appropriate.
(3) If the QFC Court makes an Administration Order, the costs of the applicant, and of any person appearing whose costs are allowed by the QFC Court, are payable as an expense of the administration.