Bankruptcy Act 1988

Petition against one or more partners.

( cf. 1857, s. 122)


31. (1) Any creditor whose debt is sufficient to entitle him to present a petition for adjudication against all the partners of a firm may present a petition against any one or more partners of the firm without including the others.

(2) Where a petition for adjudication is presented against more than one person the Court may make an order of adjudication against one or more of them and dismiss the petition as to the remainder.


Modifications (not altering text):


Application of section restricted (25.07.1994) by Investment Limited Partnerships Act 1994 (24/1994), s. 23, S.I. No. 213 of 1994.

Bankruptcy Act, 1988.

23.— For the purposes of the application of sections 30, 31, 32 and 36 of the Bankruptcy Act, 1988, a limited partner shall not be regarded as a partner of an investment limited partnership.