Form 26—Questions to be put to the Bankrupt/Debtor or Officer of the Corporation (or Designated Person) by the Official Receiver

For persons to which the 2009 amendments apply

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Form 26

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(Sections 159 and 161 of the Act)

Instructions to the Official Receiver:

A series of questions are to be put to the person examined by the official receiver under sections 159 or 161 of the Act. Questions to a like effect and other questions are to be put to the person examined by the official receiver. The official receiver shall extract from the examination the maximum of essential information and determine as nearly as possible the true cause of insolvency, the disposition of property and the conduct of the bankrupt/debtor. When applicable, the bankrupt's (or the bankrupt corporation's) books, statements, etc. should be available to the official receiver for reference or for the purpose of a more detailed examination of any phase of the bankrupt's (or corporation's) business or conduct that the official receiver may deem warranted.

The questions could include, but are not limited to, the following:

  1. What is you full legal name, by what other names are you known, and what is your date of birth?
  2. Provide address.
  3. Where and under what name did you carry on business?
  4. Have you, within 12 months before the date of the initial bankruptcy event, sold, given away or disposed of any assets? (if applicable) If so, give particulars.
  5. Which bank or financial institutions do you use for banking?
  6. Have you been bankrupt before, or made a proposal to your creditors?
  7. What do you believe are the causes of your bankruptcy?
  8. When did you first become aware of your insolvency?

Note to Official Receiver

All questions put by the official receiver and answers to them should be recorded on a sheet to be attached to this form.

I, space to insert debtor name, of the space to insert type of community (city, town or village) of space to insert name of city, town or village in the Province of Space to insert name of province, do swear (or solemnly declare) that, to the best of my knowledge, the above answers are true in every respect. I understand this examination is being adjourned sine die and may be continued at a later date if necessary.

Sworn (or Solemnly Declared)
before me at Space to insert city, town or village (city, town or village),
in the Province of Space to insert province,
on this Space to insert day day of Space to insert month Space to insert year.

Space to insert signature of Official receiver for bankruptcy
Official Receiver for Bankruptcy

Division No.Space to insert division number of the
Bankruptcy District of Space to insert Bankruptcy district

Space to insert signature of Bankrupt/Debtor