| Commentary

252 Ordinary debts

| Commentary

252 Ordinary debts

All debts which are neither preferential debts, nor debts owed in respect of credit provided by the bankrupt’s spouse or civil partner, nor debts which are otherwise postponed in law1, are ordinary debts. These should be paid in full after preferential debts unless the bankrupt’s estate is insufficient to meet them, in which case they abate in equal proportions among themselves2.

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