Bankruptcy Act 1966
In exercising jurisdiction under this Act, the Court shall hear and determine the following matters in open Court:
(a) creditors ' petitions;
(b) examinations under this Act;
(ba) (Omitted by No 143 of 1992, Sch.)
(c) proceedings in connection with the consideration of an annulment of a bankruptcy under section 153B ;
(d) applications under:
(i) section 222 (as applied by section 76B); or
for an order setting aside or terminating a composition or scheme of arrangement under Division 6 of Part IV;
(ii) section 222C (as applied by section 76B);
(da) (Repealed by No 80 of 2004.)
(e) applications to set aside or avoid a charge, charging order, settlement, disposition, conveyance, transfer security or payment;
(ea) applications under section 139A ;
(f) applications to declare for or against the title of the trustee to any property;
(g) applications for the committal of a person to prison or for the release from prison of a person committed to prison;
(h) (Omitted by No 44 of 1996, Sch 1, Pt 1(95).)
(i) applications for the trial of questions of fact with a jury and the trial of those questions;
(j) applications under Part X:
(i) for an order setting aside or terminating a personal insolvency agreement; or
(ii) for a sequestration order against the estate of a debtor;
(ja) applications for an order of annulment of the administration of the estate of a deceased person under Part XI ; and
(k) summary trials under Part XIV .
All other matters under this Act may, in the discretion of the Court, be heard in open Court or in Chambers.
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