The notice of administration means the petition due to be heard on Monday, after former club chairman and director Raymond Moreland issued a winding-up petition, will now not take place.
Whilst the £7,944.86 sum owed to Moreland is relatively small, the debt has resulted in other short-term financial demands being placed on the club.
Until the court hearing takes place, it is very much business as usual for the club
This meant the consortium felt they had no alternative but to file for a notice of administration to protect the club.
"It is clearly very disappointing for all concerned with the club that the presentation of the winding up petition has meant that action has had to be taken to protect it in the short term," added Sargent.
"Now is the time for the fans of Halifax Town, and the people of Calderdale generally, to support the club. Until the court hearing takes place, it is very much business as usual for the club."
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