Uniform System of Bankruptcy: Hearings Before a Subcommittee of the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, Seventy-second Congress, First Session, on S. 3866 a Bill to Amend an Act Entitled "An Act to Establish a Uniform System of Bankruptcy Throughout the United States," Approved July 1, 1898, and Acts Amendatory Thereof and Supplementary Thereto ... Printed for the Use of the Committee on the Judiciary, Partes1-4


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Página 250 - In all cases of mutual debts or mutual credits between the estate of a bankrupt and a creditor the account shall be stated and one debt shall be set off against the other, and the balance only shall be allowed or paid.
Página 9 - A discharge in bankruptcy shall release a bankrupt from all of his provable debts, except such as (1) are due as a tax levied by the United States, the State, county, district, or municipality in which he resides...
Página 2 - Any person who owes debts, except a corporation, shall be entitled to the benefits of this Act as a voluntary bankrupt. (b) Any natural person, except a wage-earner or a. person engaged chiefly in farming or the tillage of the soil, any unincorporated company, and any...
Página 732 - States as a holiday or as a day of public fasting or thanksgiving; (15) a person shall be deemed insolvent within the provisions of this Act whenever the aggregate of his property, exclusive of any property which he may have conveyed, transferred, concealed, or removed, or permitted to be concealed or removed, with intent to defraud, hinder or delay his creditors, shall not, at a fair valuation, be sufficient in amount to pay his debts...
Página 671 - ... and if it appears probable that any offense under this Act has been committed, in a proper case and without delay, to present the matter to the grand jury, unless upon inquiry and examination such district attorney decides that the ends of public justice do not require that the alleged offense should be investigated or prosecuted, in which case he shall report the facts to the Attorney General for his direction in the premises.
Página 790 - Trustees may be (1) individuals who are respectively competent to perform the duties of that office, and reside or have an office in the judicial district within which they are appointed, or (2) corporations authorized by their charters or by law to act in such capacity and having an office in the judicial district within which they are appointed.
Página 878 - ... a petition stating that such corporation is insolvent or unable to meet its debts as they mature and, if a prior proceeding in bankruptcy or equity receivership is not pending, that it has committed an act of bankruptcy within four months...
Página 70 - The bankruptcy of a corporation shall not release its officers, directors, or stockholders, as such, from any liability under the laws of a State or Territory or of the United States.
Página 74 - This Act shall not affect the allowance to bankrupts of the exemptions which are prescribed by the State laws in force at the time of the filing of the petition...
Página 11 - A petition filed under this chapter shall state that the debtor is insolvent or unable to pay his debts as they mature...

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