(1) At any time when [proceedings on a bankruptcy application are ongoing or] proceedings on a bankruptcy petition are pending or an individual has been [made] bankrupt the court may stay any action, execution or other legal process against the property or person of the debtor or, as the case may be, of the bankrupt.
(2) Any court in which proceedings are pending against any individual may, on proof that [a bankruptcy application has been made or] a bankruptcy petition has been presented in respect of that individual or that he is an undischarged
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