310 Income payments orders
310 Income payments orders

(1)     The court may. . . make an order (“an income payments order”) claiming for the bankrupt's estate so much of the income of the bankrupt during the period for which the order is in force as may be specified in the order.

[(1A)     An income payments order may be made only on an application instituted—

(a)     by the trustee, and

(b)     before the discharge of the bankrupt.]

(2)     The court shall not make an income payments order the effect of which would be to reduce the income of the bankrupt [when taken together with any payments to which subsection (8) applies] below what appears to the court to be necessary for meeting the reasonable domestic needs of the bankrupt and his family.