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A new edition has been published, the details can be seen here:
Personal Insolvency: Law and Practice 4th ed isbn 9781405701525

Personal Insolvency: Law and Practice 3rd ed

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ISBN13: 9780406081537
ISBN: 0406081530
New Edition ISBN: 9781405701525
Previous Edition ISBN: 0406157111
Published: July 2001
Publisher: LexisNexis Butterworths
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Hardback
Price: Out of print

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Berry, Bailey and Schaw Miller on Personal Insolvency - Law and Practice offers a full treatment of the law and procedure of bankruptcy and individual voluntary arrangements under the Insolvency Act 1986. It contains procedural checklists, relevant forms, Insolvency Rules and associated legislation as well as full commentary on the effect of bankruptcy on other areas of the law.

This edition takes full account of such recent developments as the Insolvency (No. 2) Act 1994, new case law relating to statutory demands, on setting aside transactions and involving the freezing of bank accounts after the presentation of a bankruptcy petition and the Insolvent Partnerships Order 1994.Now in its third edition, this popular title continues to offer expert opinion on everything the insolvency practitioner is likely to need in his day-to-day work.

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Insolvency Law
Introduction. Insolvency practitioners. Individual voluntary arrangements. Bankruptcy petitions. Bankruptcy orders. The bankrupt's estate. Protection and investigation of the bankrupt's estate. Proof of debts. Distribution of bankrupt's estate. Discharge from bankruptcy. Effect of bankruptcy on prior transactions and rights. Transactions defrauding creditors. Practice and procedure in insolvency proceedings. Partnership. Administration of insolvent estates of deceased persons. The family home. Bankruptcy offences. Rights against bankrupt insurers. Solicitors acting in bankruptcy matters. Agency. Employment. Guarantees and suretyship. Landlord and tenant. Banking and negotiable instruments. Sale and supply of goods. Trusts. Effect of bankruptcy on litigation and arbitration. Administration orders. Deeds of arrangement. Summary of law under Bankruptcy Act 1914. Appendices.