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Bankruptcy and Insolvency General Rules

Version of section 1 from 2006-03-22 to 2007-03-21:

 The definitions in this section apply in these Rules.


Act means the Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act. (Loi)

business hours

business hours, in relation to a Division Office, means the hours during which the Division Office is open to the public from Monday to Friday, holidays excepted, as posted by that Division Office. (heures d’ouverture)


directive means a directive issued by the Superintendent pursuant to subsection 5(4) of the Act. (instructions)

Division Office

Division Office means the office of the Superintendent, Department of Industry, for the bankruptcy division in which the proceedings were commenced. (bureau de division)


judge means a judge of a court having jurisdiction in bankruptcy under sections 183 to 186 of the Act. (juge)


petition means a petition for a receiving order. (pétition)


registrar means a person appointed or assigned as a registrar in bankruptcy under section 184 of the Act. (registraire)


tariff means the tariff of costs set out in the schedule. (tarif)

taxing officer

taxing officer means the registrar or other officer appointed or assigned under section 184 of the Act for the taxation or fixing of costs or the passing of accounts. (fonctionnaire taxateur)

  • SOR/92-579, s. 2
  • SOR/98-240, s. 1

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