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Contents  

Part I PRELIMINARY

Part II COURT PROCEDURE

Court and chambers

Proceedings

Applications and practice

Affidavits

Security in court

Witnesses and depositions

Warrants, arrests and commitments

Service and execution of process

Appeals

Part III OFFICIAL ASSIGNEE

Report of Official Assignee

Part IV TRUSTEE IN BANKRUPTCY

Part V VOLUNTARY ARRANGEMENTS

Proposal for voluntary arrangement

Interim order

Preparation of nominee’s report

Action on proposal

Procedure for review of meeting’s decision

Completion of arrangement

Part VI PROCEEDINGS IN BANKRUPTCY

Statutory demand

Creditor’s bankruptcy application

Service of creditor’s bankruptcy application

Hearing of creditor’s bankruptcy application

Actions to follow upon making of bankruptcy order on creditor’s bankruptcy application

Debtor’s bankruptcy application

Actions to follow upon making of bankruptcy order on debtor’s bankruptcy application

Interim receiver

Part VII BANKRUPTCY ADMINISTRATION

Creditors’ meeting

Statements of affairs

Examination of bankrupt and others

Settlement of list of debtors to estate

Procedure for proving debts

Quantification of claim

Secured creditors

Taking accounts of property mortgaged and sale thereof

Admission and rejection of proofs

Approval of composition or scheme

Appropriation of pay, salary, pensions, etc.

Disclaimer of lease

Disputed title to property

Special manager

Security by special manager

Distribution of dividends

Part VIII ANNULMENT AND DISCHARGE

Part IX COSTS AND TAXATION

Part IXA ELECTRONIC FILING SYSTEM

Part X MISCELLANEOUS PROVISIONS

Administration of estates of deceased insolvent

Persons of unsound mind

Registers

Accounts and audit

THE SCHEDULE

Legislative History

 
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Persons of unsound mind
Appointment of representative
270.
—(1)  Where it appears to the court that any debtor, creditor or other person who may be affected by any proceedings under the Act or these Rules is a person of unsound mind not so found by inquisition (referred to in this rule as the person of unsound mind), the court may appoint such person as it thinks fit to appear for, represent or act for and in the name of the person of unsound mind, either generally, or for the purpose of any particular application or proceeding or in the exercise of any particular rights and powers which the person of unsound mind might have exercised if he had been of sound mind.
(2)  The court may make the appointment —
(a)
of its own motion; or
(b)
upon application made by any person who has been duly appointed by any court to manage the affairs or property of, or to represent the person of unsound mind, or by any relative or friend of the person of unsound mind who appears to the court to be a proper person to make the application or by the Official Assignee or the trustee, as the case may be.
(3)  The application may be made ex parte and without notice, but the court may —
(a)
require such notice of the application as it thinks necessary to be given to —
(i)
the Official Assignee or the trustee;
(ii)
the person alleged to be a person of unsound mind;
(iii)
the creditor who has made a bankruptcy application which affects the person of unsound mind; or
(iv)
any other person; and
(b)
adjourn the hearing of the application to enable the notice to be given.
(4)  The application shall be supported by an affidavit of a registered medical practitioner as to the medical condition of the person of unsound mind except that an application made by the Official Assignee may be supported by a report made by him.
(5)  Any notice served on or given to a person appointed under this rule shall have the same effect as if the notice had been served on or given to the person of unsound mind.
Application by bankrupt for leave to act as director, etc.
271.
—(1)  Where a bankrupt intends to apply for leave to act as director or take part in the management of a company under section 148 of the Companies Act (Cap. 50), he shall serve upon the Official Assignee a copy each of the application and the affidavit in support thereof not less than 28 days before the date of the hearing.
(2)  The Official Assignee shall make a report to the court not less than 7 days before the day fixed for the hearing.
Publications of notifications
272.
—(1)  All notices requiring publication in the Gazette shall be so published at the expense of the estate.
(2)  An order or notice which has been amended or altered after publication in the Gazette, or which has been wrongly or inaccurately published, shall be re-published in the Gazette with the appropriate amendments at the expense of the estate or otherwise, as the court may direct.