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Subdivision 1.Action before hearing.

In dissolution proceedings before a hearing can be completed the court may:

(1) issue injunctions;

(2) appoint receivers with all powers and duties that the court directs;

(3) take actions required to preserve the cooperative's assets wherever located; and

(4) carry on the business of the cooperative.

Subd. 2.Action after hearing.

After a hearing is completed, upon notice to parties to the proceedings and to other parties in interest designated by the court, the court may appoint a receiver to collect the cooperative's assets, including amounts owing to the cooperative by subscribers on account of an unpaid portion of the consideration for the issuance of shares. In addition to the powers set forth in chapter 576, a receiver has authority, subject to the order of the court, to continue the business of the cooperative and to sell, lease, transfer, or otherwise dispose of the property and assets of the cooperative either at public or private sale.

Subd. 3.Discharge of obligations.

The assets of the cooperative or the proceeds resulting from a sale, lease, transfer, or other disposition shall be applied in the order of priority set forth in section 576.51.

Subd. 4.Remainder to members.

After payment of the expenses of receivership and claims of creditors are proved, the remaining assets, if any, may be distributed to the members or distributed under an approved liquidation plan.

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