Bankruptcy Act 1988

Notice of adjudication and statutory sitting.

(1857, ss. 129, 130 in pt., cf. s. 353)


17. (1) This section shall have effect—

( a) in the case of a creditor's petition where cause has not been shown to the satisfaction of the Court for annulling the adjudication within the time for showing cause, on the expiration of that time;

( b) in the case of a debtor's petition under section 15 or the adjudication of an arranging debtor under section 105 , on adjudication.

F20 [ (2) The Court shall cause notice of the adjudication to be given as soon as may be in the prescribed manner in the Iris Oifigi ú il , and

(a) in at least one daily newspaper circulating in the State, or

(b) by the publication of the notice on the website of the Insolvency Service of Ireland. ]

(3) F21 [ ]

(4) The Court, on adjourning an application to show cause under section 16 (1) , may stay publication of notice of the adjudication on security being given by the bankrupt or on such other conditions as the Court thinks fit.




Substituted (24.12.2013) by Companies (Miscellaneous Provisions) Act 2013 (46/2013) s. 10(a), commenced as per s. 11(4).


Deleted (1.06.2016) by Bankruptcy (Amendment) Act 2015 (60/2015), s. 4(1), S.I. No. 253 of 2016, subject to transitional provision in subs. (2).