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BANKRUPTCY AMENDMENT ACT 1987 No. 119 of 1987 - SECT 53

Discharge by the Court
53. (1) Section 150 of the Principal Act is amended by omitting subsections
(1) and (2) and substituting the following subsections:

"(1) A person who becomes, or has before the commencement of this subsection
become, a bankrupt may apply to the Court at any time for an order of
discharge.

"(2) A person who immediately before the commencement of this Act was an
undischarged bankrupt under the repealed Act may apply to the Court at any
time for an order of discharge.".

(2) Section 150 of the Principal Act is amended:

   (a)  by omitting from subsection (3) "concerning the bankrupt, his conduct,
        trade dealings, property and affairs" and substituting "about the
        bankrupt and the bankrupt's conduct and examinable affairs"; and

   (b)  by omitting from subparagraph (4) (a) (ii) "whose debt has been
        proved" and substituting "who has a provable debt".

(3) The amendments made by subsection (2) apply as provided in subsection 106
(1). 


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