A Concise Statement of the Bankruptcy Act, 1883: With an Appendix Containing the Act and Rules of December, 1883, Together with an Enlarged Index Embracing Both the Act and Rules

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Henry Sweet, 1884 - Bankruptcy - 312 pages
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Page 151 - ... he obtains from the court his discharge with a certificate to the effect that his bankruptcy was caused by misfortune without any misconduct on his part.
Page 159 - ... or a settlement made on or for the wife or children of the settlor of property which has accrued to the settlor after marriage in right of his wife...
Page 149 - ... at the time of making the settlement able to pay all his debts without the aid of the property comprised in the settlement, and that the interest of the settlor in such property had passed to the trustee of such settlement on the execution thereof.
Page 70 - ... to have relation back to, and to commence at, the time of the act of bankruptcy being committed on which a receiving order is made against him, or, if the bankrupt is proved to have committed more acts of bankruptcy than one, to have relation back to, and to commence at, the time of the first of the acts of bankruptcy proved to have been committed by the bankrupt within three months next preceding the date of the presentation of the bankruptcy petition ; but no bankruptcy petition, receiving...
Page 155 - All wages or salary of any clerk or servant in respect of services rendered to the bankrupt during four months before the date of the receiving order...
Page 69 - The capacity to exercise and to take proceedings for exercising all such powers in or over or in respect of property as might have been exercised by the bankrupt for his own benefit at the commencement of his bankruptcy or before his discharge, except the right of nomination to a vacant ecclesiastical benefice...
Page 158 - All goods being, at the commencement of the bankruptcy, in the possession, order or disposition of the bankrupt, in his trade or business, by the consent and permission of the true owner, under such circumstances that he is the reputed owner thereof...
Page 13 - ... the same rules shall prevail and be observed as to the respective rights of secured and unsecured creditors, and as to debts and liabilities provable, and as to the valuation of annuities, and future, and contingent liabilities respectively, as may be in force for the time being under the Law of Bankruptcy with respect to the estates of persons adjudged bankrupt...
Page 197 - ... the wearing apparel and bedding of such person or his family, and the tools and implements of his trade to the value of Five Pounds...
Page 18 - England, and in case the service is effected elsewhere, then within the time limited in that behalf by the order giving leave to effect the service, either comply with the requirements of the notice, or satisfy the Court that he has a counter-claim...

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