Re McKeown

Judgment Date16 March 1934
Date16 March 1934
CourtHigh Court (Irish Free State)
In re McKeown

Statutory majority of creditors in favour of debtor's proposal - Arrangement rejected by the Court and the matter adjourned into Bankruptcy - Costs of petitioner - Form of order as to costs - Irish Bankrupt and Insolvent Act, 1857 (20 21 Vict. c. 60), ss. 286, 288, 289 and 375 - Rules of the Supreme Court (Ir.), 1905, Or. LXV, r. 25: Or. LXXXVIII, rr. 34 and 143.

The Court has full power to allow or to disallow the costs of an arrangement matter when such a matter is being adjourned into bankruptcy; but ordinarily such costs will be allowed to a limited extent. It never was the law nor the practice that the...

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  • Bankruptcy Reform: An Unlikely Kick-Start for the Economy
    • Ireland
    • Trinity College Law Review No. XIV-2011, January 2011
    • 1 January 2011
    ...Forde and Daniel Simms, Bankruptcy Law (Round Hall, 2009), at 36. 20 1857 Act, s.353. [1925] IR 14. [1925] IR 14, at 18. 23 Re McKeown [1934] IR 219. Bankruptcy Reform 2011] 41 sought by two auctioneers who, in the course of becoming insolvent, had converted the money of several of their cl......

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