||All England Reporter
|| All ER (D) 76 (Nov)
|| EWHC 2791 (Ch)
||James Couser (instructed by Boyes Turner LLP) for H.
||C did not appear and was not represented.
||8 November 2016
Bankruptcy - Disclosure orders - Committal - Trustee in bankruptcy of respondent applying for court for committal of respondent for breach of financial disclosure orders - Whether application should be heard in respondent's absence - Extent to which respondent's wider failure to cooperate with trustee in bankruptcy falling to be considered on committal application - Whether application should be granted.
Bankruptcy Disclosure orders. The Chancery Division granted the trustee in bankruptcy's application for the committal of the respondent bankrupt for breach of financial disclosure orders. The court held that, on the facts, it could take the exceptional court of hearing the application in the respondent's absence, and that the allegations of contempt had been established to the extent indicated. The application in respect of sentence was adjourned.
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