694. Commercial rent arrears recovery.

G.     Rent Arrears Recovery and Distress

694.     Commercial rent arrears recovery.

Commercial rent arrears recovery ('CRAR')1 is exercisable2 where the tenant is an undischarged bankrupt against goods and effects comprised in the bankrupt's estate3. Where the distress is levied after the commencement of the bankruptcy4, the amount of rent accrued due prior to the date of the bankruptcy order for which distress may be levied is limited to six months' rent5. As regards rent due after the date of the bankruptcy order, there is no such limitation6. Any right to distrain against property comprised in a bankrupt's estate