Source: All England Reporter
Publisher Citation: [2012] All ER (D) 124 (Jan)
Court: Chancery Division

Newey J

Representation Andreas Gledhill (instructed by Treasury Solicitors) for the Official Receiver.
  Peter Head (instructed by SGH Martineau) for the defendant.
Judgment Dates: 16 December 2011


Practice - Pre-trial or post-judgment relief - Income payments order - Defendant becoming voluntarily bankrupt in amount of £8,880 - Official Receiver seeking income payments order - Concern arising that payments exhausted by fees payable to Secretary of State and receiver's costs - Whether appropriate for income payments order to be made.

The Case

Practice Pre-trial or post-judgment relief. In allowing the Official Receiver's appeal, the Chancery Division held that it would be appropriate to make an order setting the level of interim payments regarding the defendant's bankruptcy, even though the payments made in respect of that matter would be exhausted by the fees payable to the Secretary of State and the Official Receiver.

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