Execution process

77 Execution process must not be begun or continued after adjudication advertised


A creditor must not begin or continue an execution, attachment, or other process in respect of the bankrupt’s property or person, for the recovery of a debt provable in the bankruptcy, after—


the Assignee has advertised the bankrupt’s adjudication; or


the Assignee has given notice of the adjudication to the creditor.


After advertisement of the adjudication or notice by the Assignee to the creditor, a creditor must not seize or sell any property by way of distress for rent due and owing by the bankrupt, but the creditor may continue with the distress procedure if already begun.

Compare: 1967 No 54 s 50(5)