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Handbook of Bankruptcy and Personal Insolvency 6th ed

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ISBN13: 9780752002743
ISBN: 0752002740
Published: April 1996
Publisher: Sweet & Maxwell Ltd
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Harback
Price: Out of print



Now in its sixth edition, this indispensable handbook guides practitioners step-by-step through personal insolvency law, as overhauled by the Insolvency Act 1986 and subsequent cases. This edition expands and revises the coverage of partnership insolvency and individual voluntary arrangements, and benefits from the author's practical experience.

Specific coverage includes:-
* An update of the Individual Voluntary Arrangements chapter, in keeping with key case law with precedents for all the forms required to achieve approval of such an arrangement
* Inclusion of human rights aspects (ie. redirecting a bankrupt's mail)
* Important case law concerning failure to levy execution, sale of a cause of action by a trustee, deceased's insolvent estate, and liability of solicitor for wasted costs of unsuccessful proceedings
* Developments in other areas including statutory demands, opposition to bankruptcy petitions, failed voluntary arrangements, forms and a list of courts.

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Contents:
The debtor and the debt
grounds for petitioning
the creditor's petition
hearing of the petition
debtor's petition
dispositions, proceedings and the interim receiver
investigations into the bankrupt's affairs
rescission and annulment of bankruptcy order
public examination
appointment and removal of trustee
the creditor's committee
administration by the trustee
disclaimer
debts and dividends
mutual credit and set-off
discharge
the home
adjustment of prior transactions
bankruptcy offences
powers of the court
appeals
control of the trustee
general procedure
insolvent partnership
deceased's insolvent estates
individual voluntary arrangements
deeds of arrangement.