153 Stay of proceedings

Where an application to annul a bankruptcy order has been made, the court may make an interim order staying proceedings (ie staying the administration of the bankruptcy)1. The stay may be general or may relate only to certain aspects of the administration2.

In practice, it is rare for the court to grant such a stay: the object of the making of a bankruptcy order is to enable the Official Receiver or any trustee appointed to take control of the bankrupt’s assets and investigate his affairs as rapidly as possible. However, it may be appropriate to

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