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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

Trading accounts, etc., of bankrupt’s business

Monthly contribution and target contribution

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

Realisation of bankrupt’s 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

Leave to act as director, etc.

Notices in Gazette

Registers

Accounts and audit

Effect of non‑compliance

THE SCHEDULE Repealed

Legislative History

 
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Bankruptcy Act
Bankruptcy Rules
R 1
G.N. No. S 269/1995
REVISED EDITION 2006
(5th June 2006)
[15th July 1995]
PART I
PRELIMINARY
Citation
1.  These Rules may be cited as the Bankruptcy Rules.
Definitions
2.
—(1)  In these Rules, unless the context otherwise requires —
“administrator”, in relation to a bankrupt’s estate, means the person administering the estate, whether the Official Assignee or a trustee;
[S 363/2016 wef 01/08/2016]
“associate” means an associate as defined in section 101 of the Act;
“Bankruptcy Estates Account” means the Bankruptcy Estates Account kept by the Official Assignee under section 27 of the Act;
“court” includes the Registrar when exercising the powers of the court under the Act or these Rules;
“creditor” includes a corporation and a firm of creditors in partnership;
“creditor’s bankruptcy application” includes a bankruptcy application made under section 56 of the Act by a creditor or the nominee of a voluntary arrangement;
“estate ”, in relation to the Official Assignee or a trustee, means the estate of a bankrupt which is being or which has been administered by him;
[Deleted by S 363/2016 wef 01/08/2016]
“scheme” means a scheme of arrangement under the Act;
“sealed” means sealed with the seal of the court;
“sign”, in relation to the signing of any document by the Registrar, includes the affixing of a facsimile signature;
“trustee” means a trustee of a bankrupt’s estate other than the Official Assignee.
(2)  For the purposes of these Rules, any reference to the Official Assignee shall not include a reference to a trustee and any reference to a trustee shall not include a reference to the Official Assignee.
Forms
2A.  The Forms to be used for the purposes of these Rules are those set out on the Internet website of the Ministry of Law at http://www.mlaw.gov.sg, and any reference in these Rules to a numbered form is to be construed as a reference to the current version of the form bearing the corresponding number which is displayed at that website.
[S 363/2016 wef 01/08/2016]