Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 91 from 2004-12-15 to 2009-09-17:


Marginal note:Certain settlements ineffective

  •  (1) Any settlement of property made within the period beginning on the day that is one year before the date of the initial bankruptcy event in respect of the settlor and ending on the date that the settlor became bankrupt, both dates included, is void as against, or in the Province of Quebec, may not be set up against, the trustee.

  • Marginal note:If bankrupt within five years

    (2) Any settlement of property made within the period beginning on the day that is five years before the date of the initial bankruptcy event in respect of the settlor and ending on the date that the settlor became bankrupt, both dates included, is void as against, or in the Province of Quebec, may not be set up against, the trustee if the trustee can prove that the settlor was, at the time of making the settlement, unable to pay all the settlor’s debts without the aid of the property that was the subject of the settlement or that the interest of the settlor in the property did not pass on the execution of the settlement.

  • Marginal note:Non-application of section

    (3) This section does not extend to any settlement made in favour of a purchaser, incumbrancer or holder of a charge in good faith and for valuable consideration.

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 91
  • R.S., 1985, c. 31 (1st Supp.), s. 70
  • 1992, c. 27, s. 40(F)
  • 1997, c. 12, s. 75
  • 2000, c. 12, s. 11
  • 2004, c. 25, s. 54
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