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BANKRUPTCY AMENDMENT ACT 1987 No. 119 of 1987 - SECT 37

Arrest of debtor or bankrupt
37. (1) Section 78 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting from paragraph
(1) (c) all the words after "remove," and substituting "books (including books
of an associated entity of the debtor) relating to any of the debtor's
examinable affairs".

(2) The amendment made by subsection (1) applies in relation to a bankruptcy
notice issued, or a petition presented, after the commencement of that
subsection.

(3) Section 78 of the Principal Act is amended:
(a) by omitting from paragraph (1) (d) "his property" and substituting "the
property of the bankrupt"; and

   (b)  by omitting from subsections (1) and (2) ", books, documents, papers
        and writings" and substituting "and books".

(4) The amendments made by subsection (3) apply as provided in subsection 106
(1). 


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