After-acquired income and contributions by Australian bankrupts: can pay, should pay, making them pay!

Symes, Christopher & Wellard, Mark Norman (2014) After-acquired income and contributions by Australian bankrupts: can pay, should pay, making them pay! QUT Law Review, 14(3), pp. 53-78.

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This article explores the issue of income of bankrupts from the historical, theoretical and legislative viewpoints. After setting out the foundation for our present law, the article reviews the current statistics on the use of the existing legislative income contribution regime and analyses the jurisprudence which has made the notion of after-acquired income - and the ability of bankrupts to invest it - opaque. The article then canvasses the ‘can pay, should pay’ notion of income contributions by bankrupts together with the current debate on ‘making them pay’.

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ID Code: 82042
Item Type: Journal Article
Refereed: Yes
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Keywords: bankruptcy, bankrupt, income contribution, after-acquired income, Bankruptcy Act 1966
ISSN: 2201-7275
Subjects: Australian and New Zealand Standard Research Classification > LAW AND LEGAL STUDIES (180000) > LAW (180100) > Law not elsewhere classified (180199)
Divisions: Current > Research Centres > Commercial & Property Law Research Centre
Current > QUT Faculties and Divisions > Faculty of Law
Copyright Owner: Copyright 2014 Christopher Symes and Mark Wellard
Copyright Statement: Creative Commons Attribution License (CC-BY).
Deposited On: 26 Feb 2015 23:30
Last Modified: 22 Jun 2017 14:48

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