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Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2017 [Act A1534]

51 Amendment of section 105

Section 105 of the principal Act is amended-

(a) in the shoulder note, by substituting for the word "adjudication" the words "bankruptcy order";

(b) in subsection (1), by substituting for the word "adjudication" the words "bankruptcy order";

(c) in subsections (2) and (3), by substituting for the words "an adjudication" the words "a bankruptcy order"; and

(d) by deleting subsection (5).

52 Amendment of section 106

Section 106 of the principal Act is amended-

(a) by substituting for the word "receiving" the word "bankruptcy";

(b) by substituting for the word "debtor's" the word "bankrupt's";

(c) by deleting paragraph (b); and

(d) in paragraph (d), by substituting for the word "debtor" the word "bankrupt".

53 Amendment of section 108

Subsection 108(1) of the principal Act is amended-

(a) by substituting for the word "receiving" the word "bankruptcy";

(b) by substituting for the word "debtor" wherever appearing the word "bankrupt"; and

(c) by substituting for the word "debtor's" the word "bankrupt's".

54 Amendment of section 109

Section 109 of the principal Act is amended-

(a) in subsection (1), by deleting the words "or in respect of whose estate a receiving order has been made under this Act"; and

(b) by substituting for the word "receiving" wherever appearing the word "bankruptcy".

55 Amendment of section 114

Subsection 114(1) of the principal Act is amended by deleting the words "or in respect of whose estate a receiving order has been made".

56 Amendment of section 134

Section 134 of the principal Act is amended-

(a) by deleting subsections (1) and (2); and

(b) in subsection (3), by substituting for the words "all such" the word "any".

57 Substitution of heading

The principal Act is amended by substituting for the heading of "Debtor's Books" which appears before section 135 the following heading:

"Bankrupt's Books".

58 Amendment of section 135

Section 135 of the principal Act is amended-

(a) in the shoulder note, by substituting for the word "debtor's" the word "bankrupt's"; and

(b) in subsection (1), by substituting for the word "debtor" the word "bankrupt".

59 Deletion of Schedule B

The principal Act is amended by deleting Schedule B.

60 Saving

(1) This Act shall not apply to a debtor or a bankrupt against whom a receiving order or adjudication has been made before the coming into operation of this Act.

(2) Any proceedings, actions or other matters required to be done under the principal Act which are still pending immediately before the coming into operation of this Act shall be continued or concluded under the principal Act as if the principal Act had not been amended by this Act.

(3) Notwithstanding subsection (1), subsection 33B(2A) shall apply to a person who has been adjudged bankrupt before the coming into operation of this Act.


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