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No special conditions need to be met for a bankruptcy declaration as this is a general way of addressing the debtor’s situation that is permissible in all cases.

In cases of bankruptcy, an insolvency court decides on a bankruptcy declaration as a separate ruling. In exceptional cases, this ruling may be combined with an insolvency decision (if the debtor is unable to draw on reorganisation or debt relief). A bankruptcy declaration takes effect when the decision to declare a debtor bankrupt is published in the insolvency register. No special conditions need to be met for a bankruptcy declaration as this is a general way of addressing the debtor’s situation that is permissible in all cases.

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Reference to legal acts

Section 244 et seq. of Act No 182/2006 on bankruptcy and the management thereof (the Insolvency Act), as amended

Compliance date: Last checked at 26.11.2020

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