BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

PART VI - ADMINISTRATION OF PROPERTY  

Division 4 - Realization of property  

SECTION 137   RIGHT OF TRUSTEE TO INSPECT GOODS HELD AS SECURITY  

137(1)   [Notice]  

Where goods of a bankrupt are held by a person by way of security, the trustee may, after giving notice in writing of his or her intention to do so, inspect the goods.

137(2)   [Trustee to be given opportunity to inspect]  

Where notice has been given under subsection (1), the person holding the goods is not entitled to realize his or her security until he or she has given the trustee a reasonable opportunity of inspecting the goods and of exercising his or her right of redemption if he or she thinks fit to do so.

137(3)   [Rights of some purchasers not affected]  

Nothing in this section affects the rights or title of a bona fide purchaser for value who purchased, or entered into an agreement to purchase, goods held by way of security without notice of the fact that the person from whom the goods were purchased or with whom the agreement to purchase the goods was made had received a notice under this section.




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