Commonwealth Consolidated Regulations

[Index] [Table] [Search] [Search this Regulation] [Notes] [Noteup] [Previous] [Next] [Download] [Help]

FAMILY LAW RULES 2004 - RULE 6.21

Notice of application under section 139A of the Bankruptcy Act

             (1)  If the bankruptcy trustee of a bankrupt party to a marriage or de facto relationship has applied under section 139A of the Bankruptcy Act for an order under Division 4A of Part VI of that Act, and the trustee knows that a relevant case in relation to the bankrupt party is pending in a court exercising jurisdiction under the Act, the trustee must notify:

                     (a)  the court exercising jurisdiction under the Act in the relevant case, in accordance with subrule (2); and

                     (b)  if the bankruptcy trustee's application relates to an entity other than the other party to the marriage or de facto relationship--the other party to the marriage or de facto relationship, in accordance with subrule (3).

             (2)  For paragraph (1)(a), notice to the court must:

                     (a)  be in writing;

                     (b)  be given within 7 days, or as soon as practicable, after the bankruptcy trustee makes the application under section 139A of the Bankruptcy Act; and

                     (c)  state the date and place of the next court event in the proceedings under section 139A of the Bankruptcy Act.

             (3)  For paragraph (1)(b), notice to the other party to the marriage or de facto relationship must:

                     (a)  be in writing;

                     (b)  be given within 7 days, or as soon as practicable, after the bankruptcy trustee makes the application under section 139A of the Bankruptcy Act;

                     (c)  attach a copy of the application, other initiating process and any other relevant documents in the application under section 139A of the Bankruptcy Act; and

                     (d)  state the date and place of the next court event in the proceedings under section 139A of the Bankruptcy Act.



AustLII: Copyright Policy | Disclaimers | Privacy Policy | Feedback