K had been convicted of two counts of obtaining property by deception contrary to section 15 of the Theft Act 1968. He was also convicted of two counts under the Insolvency Act 1986, namely that being a bankrupt (a) he removed property which he was required to deliver up to the Official Receiver or his … Continue reading Regina v Kansal: CACD 24 Jun 1992
The bankrupt renewed his request for permission to appeal against a refusal to adjourn his public examination in bankruptcy. The court had allowed a private examination so as not to prejudice pending criminal proceedings in Germany. Held: The court had power to order the hearing to be conducted in private and had done so. A … Continue reading In re Rottmann (a Bankrupt): CA 18 Mar 2009
The applicant sought leave to appeal against a refusal to adjourn his examination in bankruptcy fearing that the contents would become public prejudicing his criminal trial abroad. The court had allowed a private examination, but he felt this was . .
The subject of the bankruptcy proceedings asked that the petition be heard in private so as not to prejudice pending criminal proceedings in a foreign jurisdiction.
Held: The bankrupt would be required to answer questions which might be self . .