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Notification of change in name, address or day - time telephone number

  (1)   If during a bankruptcy a change occurs in the bankrupt's name or in the address of the bankrupt's principal place of residence, the bankrupt must immediately tell the trustee in writing of the change.

Penalty:   Imprisonment for 6 months.

  (1A)   Subsection   (1) is an offence of strict liability.

Note:   For strict liability , see section   6.1 of the Criminal Code .

  (2)   For the purposes of subsection   (1), a change in the name of a bankrupt shall be deemed to occur if the bankrupt in fact assumes the use of a different name or an additional name.

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