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Bankruptcy (Discharge)

Volume 929: debated on Wednesday 6 April 1977

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asked the Secretary of State for Trade what is the implementation date of proposals for automatic discharge from bankruptcy as included in the Insolvency Act 1976.

Subject to the Advisory Committee appointed under Section 10 of the Insolvency Act 1976 clearing necessary amendments to the bankruptcy rules, it is hoped to bring Section 7 of the Act (automatic discharge of bankrupts) into force on 1st June 1977.