Bankruptcy Act 1988

Power of Official Assignee to appropriate part of bankrupt’s income.

(New: cf. 1857, s. 319; 1872, s. 51)

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65. (1) Notwithstanding any provision to the contrary in any other enactment, whenever a bankrupt, whether self-employed or not, is in receipt of or is entitled to receive any salary, income, emolument or pension, the Court may, from time to time, on the application of the Official Assignee, make such order directed to the bankrupt and any person from whom the bankrupt is entitled to receive any such salary, income, emolument or pension for the payment to the Official Assignee of all or part of such salary, income, emolument or pension, subject to such conditions as to payment as the Court may specify in the order having regard to the family responsibilities and personal situation of the bankrupt.

(2) The Court may at any time, on the application of any interested person, vary an order under subsection (1), having regard to any changes in the family responsibilities or personal situation of the bankrupt.