| Commentary

104 Time for hearing

| Commentary

(c) Hearing of creditor’s petition

104 Time for hearing

The petition may not be heard until at least 14 days after it has been served on the debtor1. This period may be abridged if it appears that the debtor has absconded, if the court is satisfied that it is a proper case for an expedited hearing, or if the debtor consents, in any of which cases the court may hear the petition on an earlier date on such terms as it thinks just2. An expedited petition may be presented even where an application by the debtor to set aside a statutory

To continue reading
View the latest version of this document, as well as thousands of others like it, sign in to LexisLibrary or register for a free trial