BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

PART V - CONTROL OVER PERSON AND PROPERTY OF DEBTORS AND BANKRUPTS  

Division 1 - General  

SECTION 77D   ALLOWANCES AND EXPENSES IN RESPECT OF ATTENDANCE  

77D(1)   [$20 in respect of each day etc and reasonable expenses]  

Subject to this section, a person who attends before the Official Receiver, or before an authorised officer, under subsection 77C(1) is entitled:


(a) to be paid by the Official Receiver an allowance of $20 in respect of each day or part of a day on which the person so attends; and


(b) to be reimbursed by the Official Receiver any reasonable expenses incurred by the person for transport, meals and accommodation in connection with the person ' s attendance.

77D(2)   [Person not entitled]  

A person who is or has been a bankrupt is not entitled to be paid an allowance, or reimbursed any expenses, in respect of the attendance of that person to give evidence or produce books relating to his or her bankruptcy.

77D(3)   [Sufficient documentary evidence of expenses required]  

A person is not entitled to be reimbursed any expenses unless the person produces to the Official Receiver sufficient documentary evidence to establish that the person incurred those expenses.

77D(4)   [Subject to sec 304A]  

This section has effect subject to section 304A .




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