Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

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


Marginal note:Borrowing powers with permission of court

  •  (1) With the permission of the court, an interim receiver or a trustee, prior to the appointment of inspectors, may make necessary or advisable advances, incur obligations, borrow money and give security on the property of the debtor in such amounts, on such terms and on such property as may be authorized by the court and those advances, obligations and money borrowed shall be repaid out of the property of the debtor in priority to the claims of the creditors.

  • Marginal note:Security under Bank Act

    (2) For the purpose of giving security under section 427 of the Bank Act, the trustee or interim receiver if authorized to carry 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
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