191. Court to which applications are to be made.

B.     The Appropriate Court

191.     Court to which applications are to be made.

An application to the court by a debtor must be made to the debtor's own hearing centre1 where the debtor is resident2 in England and Wales3. If the debtor is not resident in England and Wales but was resident or carried on business in England and Wales within the six months immediately preceding the making of the bankruptcy application, an application may be made to the debtor's own hearing centre or to the High Court4.

Where, for whatever reason,