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Notification of change in name, address or day-time telephone number

             (1)  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.

          (1A)  Subsection (1) is an offence of strict liability.

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

             (2)  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.

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