The court was asked whether section 375 allowed a court to review, rescind or vary an order which was previously made by that court in exercise of its jurisdiction to hear an appeal from a lower court. Arden, Lewison, McCombe LJJ  WLR(D) 632,  EWCA Civ 1159 Bailii, WLRD Insolvency Act 1986 375(1) England … Continue reading Sands (As Trustee In Bankruptcy) v Layne and Another: CA 29 Nov 2016
Appeals from refusals to rescind bankruptcy orders. The bankrupts had, after lodging their appeals, persuaded the petitioning creditor and several other creditors to support the application. The first bankrupt was acting as agent in negotiations . .
A petitioner’s change of mind and support can found a review or rescission of a bankruptcy order as a change of circumstances. . .
The Revenue appealed against the recission of a bankruptcy order made on its request against the debtor taxpayer. . .
The court does not have power to order the payment of a liquidator’s costs which had not been properly incurred. The costs of unsuccessful litigation were not recoverable in priority to a secured creditor in priority to the charge. As to rule . .