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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 181 from 2004-12-15 to 2009-09-17:

Marginal note:Power of court to annul bankruptcy

  •  (1) If, in the opinion of the court, a bankruptcy order ought not to have been made or an assignment ought not to have been filed, the court may by order annul the bankruptcy.

  • Marginal note:Effect of annulment of bankruptcy

    (2) If an order is made under subsection (1), all sales, dispositions of property, payments duly made and acts done before the making of the order by the trustee or other person acting under the trustee’s authority, or by the court, are valid, but the property of the bankrupt shall vest in any person that the court may appoint, or, in default of any appointment, revert to the bankrupt for all the estate, or interest or right of the trustee in the estate, on any terms and subject to any conditions, if any, that the court may order.

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 181
  • 2004, c. 25, s. 86

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