BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

PART X - PERSONAL INSOLVENCY AGREEMENTS  

Division 2 - Meeting of creditors and control of debtor ' s property  

SECTION 188B   INSPECTION OF STATEMENT OF DEBTOR ' S AFFAIRS  

188B(1)   [Application to documents]  

This section applies to the following documents relating to a debtor:


(a) a copy of a statement of the debtor ' s affairs given to an Official Receiver under subsection 188(5);


(b) a statement of the debtor ' s affairs given to the Official Receiver under subsection 188(2D).

188B(2)   [Inspection of documents by creditors]  

A person who states in writing that he or she is a creditor of the debtor, may, without fee:


(a) inspect, personally or by an agent, the document; and


(b) obtain a copy of, or make extracts from, the document.

188B(3)   [Inspection of documents by those not claiming to be creditors]  

A person who does not state in writing that he or she is a creditor of the debtor, may, on payment of the fee determined by the Minister by legislative instrument:


(a) inspect, personally or by an agent, the document; and


(b) obtain a copy of, or make extracts from, the document.

188B(4)   [Inspection of documents by debtor]  

The debtor may, without fee and either personally or by an agent:


(a) inspect the document; or


(b) obtain a copy of, or make extracts from, the document.

188B(5)   [Information not made public]  

If the approved form for a statement of affairs indicates that particular information in the statement will not be made available to the public, then the Official Receiver must ensure that the information is not made available under this section to any person (other than the debtor or an agent of the debtor).

188B(6)   [Restricted access to certain information]  

The Official Receiver may refuse to allow a person access under this section to particular information in a debtor ' s statement of affairs on the ground that access to that information would jeopardise, or be likely to jeopardise, the safety of any person.




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