Raithatha v Williamson: ChD 4 Apr 2012

A bankrupt’s present entitlement to compel payment of pension benefits fell to be included in the assessment of his income within the meaning of section 310(7) of the Insolvency Act.
Bernard Livesey QC
[2012] EWHC 909 (Ch), [2012] 1 WLR 3559, [2012] BPIR 621, [2012] WLR(D) 115, [2012] 3 All ER 1028
Insolvency Act 1986 310
England and Wales
Cited by:
Not followedHorton v Henry ChD 17-Dec-2014
The trustee in bankruptcy sought to oblige the bankrupt to make a capital draw on pension fund assets in order to support an Income Payment Order.
Held: The judge dismissed the application for an IPO. The court had no power under section 310 . .
CitedHorton v Henry CA 7-Oct-2016
No obligation on bankrupt to draw on pension fund
The trustee in bankruptcy appealed against a decision dismissing his application for an income payments order pursuant to section 310 of the 1986 Act in respect of income which might become payable to the respondent from his personal pension . .

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