A Treatise on the Bankruptcy Law of the United States, Volume 3

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Michie Company, 1915 - Bankruptcy - 3303 pages
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Page 2198 - Impose and administer all necessary oaths, and to punish by fine or imprisonment, - at the discretion of the court, contempts of their authority: Provided, that such power to punish contempts shall not be construed to extend to any cases except the misbehavior of any person in their presence, or so near thereto as to obstruct the administration of Justice...
Page 2720 - That all levies, judgments, attachments, or other liens, obtained through legal proceedings against a person who is insolvent, at any time within four months prior to the filing of a petition in bankruptcy against him, shall be deemed null and void in case he is adjudged a bankrupt...
Page 2693 - A discharge in bankruptcy shall release a bankrupt from all of his provable debts, except such as (1) Are due as a tax levied by the United States, the State, county, district, or municipality in which he resides ; (2) Are judgments in actions for frauds, or obtaining property by false pretenses or false representations, or for willful and malicious injuries to the person or property of another...
Page 2715 - Debts of the bankrupt may be proved and allowed against his estate which are (1) a fixed liability, as evidenced by a judgment or an instrument in writing, absolutely owing at the time of the filing of the petition against him, whether then payable or not, with any interest thereon which would have been recoverable at that date, or with a rebate of interest upon such as were not then payable and did not bear interest...
Page 2683 - ... with such jurisdiction, at law and in equity, as will enable them to exercise original jurisdiction in bankruptcy proceedings, in vacation in chambers, and during their respective terms, as they are now or may be hereafter held, to...
Page 2858 - The judge shall confirm a composition if satisfied that (1) it is for the best interests of the creditors ; (2) the bankrupt has not been guilty of any of the acts or failed to perform any of the duties which would be a bar to his discharge...
Page 2197 - ... shall have power to impose and administer all necessary oaths or affirmations, and to punish by fine or imprisonment, at the discretion of said courts, all contempts of authority in any cause or hearing before the same...
Page 2714 - And, for the purpose of such recovery, any court of bankruptcy as hereinbefore defined, and any state court which would have had jurisdiction if bankruptcy had not intervened, shall have concurrent jurisdiction.
Page 2829 - Know all men by these presents: That we, of , as principal, and of and of , as sureties, are held and firmly bound to the United States of America in the sum of dollars, lawful money of the United States, to be paid to the said United States, for the payment of which, well and truly to be made, we bind ourselves, our heirs, executors, and administrators, jointly and severally, by these presents.
Page 2722 - ... property which any creditor of such bankrupt might have avoided, and may recover the property so transferred, or its value, from the person to whom it was transferred, unless he was a bona fide holder for value prior to the date of the adjudication. Such property may be recovered or its value collected from whoever may have received it, except a bona fide holder for value.

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