658. Rights of occupation of bankrupt.

Where a person who is entitled to occupy a dwelling house1 by virtue of a beneficial estate or interest is made bankrupt, and any persons under the age of 18 with whom that person had at some time occupied that dwelling house had their home with that person at the time when the bankruptcy application was made or (as the case may be) the bankruptcy petition was presented2 and at the commencement of the bankruptcy3, the following provisions apply4.

Whether or not the bankrupt's spouse or civil partner, if any, has home rights5:

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    (1)     the bankrupt has the following rights