Where a bankruptcy order has been made otherwise than on a bankruptcy application1, the official receiver may at any time before the discharge of the bankrupt require the bankrupt to submit to the official receiver a statement of affairs2.
A bankrupt who:
(1) without reasonable excuse fails to comply with an obligation imposed under these provisions; or
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