BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

PART III - COURTS  

Division 2 - Jurisdiction and powers of courts in bankruptcy  

SECTION 33A   ALTERATION OF FILING DATE FOR STATEMENT OF AFFAIRS  

33A(1)   [Application]  

This section applies to a statement of affairs that was filed for the purposes of section 54 , 55 , 56B , 56F or 57 by a bankrupt, or by a person who later became a bankrupt.

33A(2)   [Reasonable grounds]  

If the Court is satisfied that the person believed, on reasonable grounds, that the statement had already been filed at a time before it was actually filed, the Court may order that the statement is to be treated as having been filed at a time before it was actually filed.

33A(3)   [30-day period]  

The Court cannot make an order that would result in the person being discharged from bankruptcy earlier than 30 days after the order is made.

33A(4)   [Interpretation]  

In this section:

filed
includes presented, lodged or given.




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