Industries (Development and Regulation) Act, 1951
29D. Debts incurred by the authorized person to have priority
Every debt arising out of any loan obtained by the authorized person for carrying on the management of, or exercising functions of control in relation to, an industrial undertaking or part thereof, the management of which has been taken over under section 18A or section 18AA or section 18FA-
(a) shall have priority over all other debts, whether secured or unsecured, incurred before the management of such industrial undertaking was taken over;
(b) shall be a preferential debt within the meaning of section 530 of the Companies Act, 1956 (1 of 1956);
and such debts shall rank equally among themselves and be paid in full out of the assets of the industrial undertaking unless such assets are insufficient to meet them, in which case they shall abate in equal proportions.