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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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On 13/12/2017, you requested the version in force on 05/06/2006 incorporating all amendments published on or before 17/08/2017.
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Service and execution of process
Service on solicitor
36.
—(1)  A solicitor serving any process or other document shall endorse thereon his name or that of his firm and the address at which he will accept service of documents on behalf of the party he represents.
(2)  Any process or other written communication which does not require personal service shall be deemed to be sufficiently served upon a party represented by a solicitor if left at the solicitor’s address for service.
Time of service
37.  Service effected after 4 o’clock in the afternoon on any week day except Saturday shall, for the purpose of computing time, be deemed to have been effected on the following day, and service effected after one o’clock in the afternoon on a Saturday shall be deemed to have been effected on the following Monday.
Service out of jurisdiction
38.  Where the debtor is not in Singapore, the court may order service on him of the bankruptcy application, the bankruptcy order or any other order made against him, or of any summons issued for his attendance, to be effected within such time and in such manner as the court thinks fit.
Officers to effect service
39.  Service of documents which by the Act or these Rules are required to be served by an officer of the court, or which the court in any particular proceedings orders so to be served, and execution of warrants and other process shall be effected by such officer as the court may direct.
Service by post
40.  Notice of any order or other proceedings which is to be served by post shall be sent by registered letter.
Enforcement of orders
41.  An order of the court may be enforced in the same manner as a judgment of the court to the same effect.