Bankruptcy Act 1988

Payment of composition.

(New)

40

40. (1) Any composition shall be payable—

( a) in cash, within one month from the approval by the Court of the offer of composition or within such further time as the Court may allow, or

( b) by instalments, all of which shall be secured to the satisfaction of the creditors, or

( c) partly in cash and partly by instalments payable or secured as aforesaid.

(2) In no case shall any instalment be secured by a bill, note or other security signed by or enforceable against the bankrupt alone.

(3) The Court shall have discretion to refuse to approve of an offer payable wholly or partly by instalments if the final instalment is not payable within two years.