BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

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

Division 1 - General  

SECTION 80   NOTIFICATION OF CHANGE IN NAME, ADDRESS OR DAY-TIME TELEPHONE NUMBER  

80(1)   [Bankrupt must immediately tell trustee in writing]  

If during a bankruptcy a change occurs in the bankrupt ' s name or in the address of the bankrupt ' s principal place of residence, the bankrupt must immediately tell the trustee in writing of the change.

Penalty: Imprisonment for 6 months.

80(1A)   [Strict liability]  

Subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:

For strict liability , see section 6.1 of the Criminal Code .

80(2)   [Change of name deemed in certain circumstances]  

For the purposes of subsection (1), a change in the name of a bankrupt shall be deemed to occur if the bankrupt in fact assumes the use of a different name or an additional name.

80(3)  
(Omitted by No 9 of 1992, s 21(b).)

80(4)  
(Omitted by No 44 of 1996, Sch 1, Pt 1(177).)




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