283 Definition of bankrupt's estate
283 Definition of bankrupt's estate

(1)     Subject as follows, a bankrupt's estate for the purposes of any of this Group of Parts comprises—

(a)     all property belonging to or vested in the bankrupt at the commencement of the bankruptcy, and

(b)     any property which by virtue of any of the following provisions of this Part is comprised in that estate or is treated as falling within the preceding paragraph.

(2)     Subsection (1) does not apply to—

(a)     such tools, books, vehicles and other items of equipment as are necessary to the bankrupt for use personally by him in his employment, business or vocation;

(b)     such clothing, bedding, furniture, household equipment and provisions as are necessary for satisfying the basic domestic needs of the bankrupt and his family.

This subsection is subject to section 308 in Chapter IV (certain excluded property reclaimable by trustee).

(3)     Subsection (1) does not apply to—

(a)     property held by the bankrupt on trust for any other person, or

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