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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 31 from 2009-09-18 to 2020-12-28:


Marginal note:Borrowing powers with permission of court

  •  (1) With the permission of the court, an interim receiver, a receiver within the meaning of subsection 243(2) or a trustee may make necessary or advisable advances, incur obligations, borrow money and give security on the debtor’s property in any amount, on any terms and on any property that may be authorized by the court and those advances, obligations and money borrowed must be repaid out of the debtor’s property in priority to the creditors’ claims.

  • Marginal note:Security under Bank Act

    (2) For the purpose of giving security under section 427 of the Bank Act, the interim receiver, receiver or trustee, when carrying on the business of the bankrupt, is deemed to be a person engaged in the class of business previously carried on by the bankrupt.

  • Marginal note:Limit of obligations and carrying on of business

    (3) The creditors or inspectors may by resolution limit the amount of the obligations that may be incurred, the advances that may be made or moneys that may be borrowed by the trustee and may limit the period of time during which the business of the bankrupt may be carried on by the trustee.

  • Marginal note:Debts deemed to be debts of estate

    (4) All debts incurred and credit received in carrying on the business of a bankrupt are deemed to be debts incurred and credit received by the estate of the bankrupt.

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 31
  • 1991, c. 46, s. 584
  • 2005, c. 47, s. 24
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