BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

PART XIV - OFFENCES  

SECTION 267D   FAILURE OF PERSON TO ATTEND  

267D(1)   [Notice to attend]  

A person who is required by a notice under subsection 77C(1) to attend before the Official Receiver or an authorised officer and to whom an advance is offered in accordance with subsection 77E(1) must not:


(a) fail to attend as required by the notice; or


(b) fail to appear and report from day to day, unless excused or released from further attendance by the Official Receiver or authorised officer, as the case may be.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 6 months.

267D(2)   [Reasonable excuse]  

Subsection (1) does not apply if the person has a reasonable excuse.

Note:

A defendant bears an evidential burden in relation to the matter in subsection (2) (see subsection 13.3(3) of the Criminal Code ).




This information is provided by CCH Australia Limited Link opens in new window. View the disclaimer and notice of copyright.