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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 267 from 2002-12-31 to 2009-09-17:

Marginal note:Definitions

 In this Part,



debtor means an insolvent person who has property in Canada, a bankrupt who has property in Canada or a person who has the status of a bankrupt under foreign law in a foreign proceeding and has property in Canada; (débiteur)

foreign proceeding

procédures intentées à l’étranger

foreign proceeding means a judicial or administrative proceeding commenced outside Canada in respect of a debtor, under a law relating to bankruptcy or insolvency and dealing with the collective interests of creditors generally; (procédures intentées à l’étranger)

foreign representative

représentant étranger

foreign representative means a person, other than a debtor, holding office under the law of a jurisdiction outside Canada who, irrespective of the person’s designation, is assigned, under the laws of the jurisdiction outside Canada, functions in connection with a foreign proceeding that are similar to those performed by a trustee, liquidator, administrator or receiver appointed by the court. (représentant étranger)

  • 1997, c. 12, s. 118

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