31. Notice of intention to declare a dividend
(1) Where an Office-holder intends to declare a dividend, the Office-holder must deliver a notice of that fact to all creditors who have not proved for their debts (subject to sub-paragraph (4)(a)).
(2) Before declaring a dividend the Office-holder must by a notice invite the creditors to prove for their debts (unless the Office-holder has previously done so by a notice which has been published in the Abu Dhabi Global Market).
(3) The notice —
(a) must be published in the Abu Dhabi Global Market; and
(b) may be advertised in such other manner (if any) as the Office-holder thinks fit.
(4) Where a dividend is to be declared for preferential creditors —
(a) a notice under sub-paragraph (1) need only be delivered to creditors whose debts the Office-holder has reason to believe are preferential; and
(b) a notice under sub-paragraph (1) need only be delivered if the Office-holder thinks fit.