—(1) Every person who, being an undischarged bankrupt (whether he was adjudged bankrupt by a Singapore Court or a foreign court having jurisdiction in bankruptcy), acts as director of, or directly or indirectly takes part in or is concerned in the management of, any corporation, except with the leave of the Court or the written permission of the Official Assignee, shall be guilty of an offence and shall be liable on conviction to a fine not exceeding $10,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding 2 years or to both.
(2) On an application by an undischarged bankrupt under subsection (1) to the Court or the Official Assignee, as the case may be, the Court or the Official Assignee may refuse the application or approve the application subject to such condition as the Court or the Official Assignee, as the case may be, may impose.
(3) The Court shall not give leave under this section unless notice of intention to apply therefor has been served on the Minister and on the Official Assignee and the Minister and the Official Assignee or either of them may be represented at the hearing of and may oppose the granting of the application.
(4) Any person who has been granted leave by the Court or written permission by the Official Assignee under subsection (1) shall, within one month after the issue of the Court order or written permission, lodge a copy of the order or written permission with the Registrar.
History for Provision '148 Restriction on undischarged bankrupt being director or manager'.
23 February 2009
Act 2 of 2009