Long Title

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II CONSTITUTION, PROCEDURE AND POWERS OF COURT

Jurisdiction

Procedure

Part III OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE

Part IV TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY

Part V VOLUNTARY ARRANGEMENTS

Moratorium for insolvent debtor

Consideration and implementation of debtor’s proposal

Part VA DEBT REPAYMENT SCHEME

Division 1 — Preliminary

Division 2 — Proposal for debt repayment scheme

Division 3 — Commencement and administration of debt repayment scheme

Division 4 — Cessation of debt repayment scheme

Division 5 — Miscellaneous

Part VI PROCEEDINGS IN BANKRUPTCY

Bankruptcy applications and bankruptcy orders

Protection of debtor’s property

Part VII ADMINISTRATION IN BANKRUPTCY

Bankruptcy

Inquiry into bankrupt’s affairs, dealings and property

Proof of debts

Composition or scheme of arrangement

Effect of bankruptcy on antecedent transactions

Possession, control and realisation of bankrupt’s property

Distribution of property

Part VIII ANNULMENT AND DISCHARGE

Part IX DUTIES, DISQUALIFICATION AND DISABILITIES OF BANKRUPT

Part X BANKRUPTCY OFFENCES

Part XI MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

THE SCHEDULE Transitional provisions and savings

Legislative History

Comparative Table

Power of court to stay or dismiss proceedings on bankruptcy application
64.
—(1)  The court may at any time, for sufficient reason, make an order staying the proceedings on a bankruptcy application, either altogether or for a limited time, on such terms and conditions as the court may think just.
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(2)  Without prejudice to subsection (1), where it appears to the court that the person making a bankruptcy application has contravened any of the provisions of this Act or any rules in relation to proceedings on a bankruptcy application, the court may, in its discretion, dismiss the application in lieu of staying any proceedings thereon under that subsection.
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