BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966
Note: See section 4A .PART 2 - REGISTERING AND DISCIPLINING PRACTITIONERS Division 50 - Committees under this Part SECTION 50-1 SIMPLIFIED OUTLINE OF THIS DIVISION
This Division sets out common rules for committees established under this Part.
If a prescribed body appoints a person to a committee, that person must have the prescribed knowledge or experience or, if no knowledge or experience is prescribed, the knowledge and experience necessary to carry out the functions to be performed. If the Minister appoints a person to a committee, that person must have knowledge or experience in a field such as business, law (including the law of bankruptcy) or public policy relating to bankruptcy.
A single committee may consider more than one matter. The consideration of a matter is not affected by a change in the membership of the committee. A matter may be adjourned or transferred to another committee. The Insolvency Practice Rules may prescribe procedures and make other rules for committees.
The use and disclosure of information given to a committee is restricted to listed purposes.