Titterton v Cooper: CA 1882

The bankrupt was a lessee. His trustee did not disclaim the lease, and the question was whether he was personally liable for the rent which had fallen due between the date of his appointment and the date on which he elected not to disclaim.
Held: He was. Was he personally liable for a quarter’s rent which had fallen due after the date of the act of bankruptcy and before the date of adjudication. He was not.


(1882) 9 QBD 476


England and Wales

Cited by:

ApprovedStein v Pope CA 1902
A lessee assigned the lease by an assignment which constituted an act of bankruptcy. He was subsequently adjudicated bankrupt and his trustee disclaimed the lease. During the interval between the assignment of the lease and the date of the . .
CitedRe Dennis (A Bankrupt) CA 22-May-1995
A joint tenancy was severed (under the former law) on the event of an act of bankruptcy, and not only by the later actual adjudication of bankruptcy. The vesting of the debtor’s property in the trustee which occurred on adjudication was automatic; . .
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Updated: 29 April 2022; Ref: scu.186759