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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 59 from 2002-12-31 to 2009-09-17:

Marginal note:Court to hear report of trustee, etc.

  •  (1) The court shall, before approving the proposal, hear a report of the trustee in the prescribed form respecting the terms thereof and the conduct of the debtor, and, in addition, shall hear the trustee, the debtor, the person making the proposal, any opposing, objecting or dissenting creditor and such further evidence as the court may require.

  • Marginal note:Court may refuse to approve the proposal

    (2) Where the court is of the opinion that the terms of the proposal are not reasonable or are not calculated to benefit the general body of creditors, the court shall refuse to approve the proposal, and the court may refuse to approve the proposal whenever it is established that the debtor has committed any one of the offences mentioned in sections 198 to 200.

  • Marginal note:Reasonable security

    (3) Where any of the facts mentioned in section 173 are proved against the debtor, the court shall refuse to approve the proposal unless it provides reasonable security for the payment of not less than fifty cents on the dollar on all the unsecured claims provable against the debtor’s estate or such percentage thereof as the court may direct.

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 59
  • 1997, c. 12, s. 36
  • 2000, c. 12, s. 10

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