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Cost:
  • FREE
Length:
30 minutes of audio
(+ optional 5 minute online quiz)
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Course Aims:

This podcast is aimed at practitioners who want an introduction to how bankrupcty orders can be annulled. It is suitable for practitioners in personal insolvency wishing to find out more about how and by whom applications to annul a bankruptcy order can be made.

Outcomes:
After completing the course you will:
  • Understand where the court derives jurisdiction to annul bankruptcy orders;
  • Know the leading cases on annulment of bankruptcy;
  • Know the grounds on which an application to annul may be made;
  • Have an understanding of how the court exercises its discretion in deciding whether or not to grant an annulment of a bankruptcy order;
  • Know the procedure for making an application to annul a bankruptcy order.
Level:
Beginner Difficulty: 1 of 5
Classification:
Case Update
Introduction
Legal Principles
Practical Guide
Procedural
Sources and References:
  • Bankruptcy Act 1914;
  • Insolvency Act 1986;
  • Insolvency Rules 1986;
  • Hoare, Re, Ex p. Ashworth (1874) LR 18 Eq 705F v F [1994] 1 FLR 359;
  • Couvaras v Wolf [2002] 2 FLR 107;
  • Leicester v Plumtree Farms Ltd [2004] All ER (D) 396 (Feb);
  • Housiaux v HM Customs & Excise [2002] All ER (D) 251 (Apr);
  • Re A Debtor (68 of 1992) [1993] T.L.R. 69;
  • Royal Bank of Scotland Plc v Farley [1996] BPIR 638;
  • Dadourian Group International Inc v Simms [2008] EWCH 723 (Ch);
  • Hope v Premierplace (Europe) Limited [1999] BPIR 695;
  • Society of Lloyds v Waters [2001] BPIR 698;
  • Ladd v Marshall [1954] 3 All ER 745;
  • Halabi v Camden London Borough council [2008] EWCH 322 (Ch);
  • Peri v Engel [2002] All ER (D) 285 (Apr);
  • Askew v Peter Dominic Ltd [1997] BPIR 163;
  • Owo-Samson v Barclays Bank Plc (No. 1) [2003] BPIR 1373, CA (Civ Div);
  • Harper v Butler (No. 2) [2005] BPIR 577;
  • Artman v Artman, Re a Bankrupt (No. 622 of 1995) [1996] BPIR 511;
  • Butterworth v Soutter[2000] BPIR 582, Ch D.

In this podcast we interview Mungo Lowe, a barrister at 13 Old Square Chambers, on the subject of annulment of bankruptcy orders. The interview covers the common law and statutory basis for the court's power to annul bankruptcy orders, who can make an application for annulment and examples and cases illustrating how the court exercises its discretion. The procedure for making an application to annul a bankruptcy order is also detailed.

Podcast Added: 28/9/2008

Podcast last reviewed: 2011-07-05

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