Re Dennis (a Bankrupt)

JurisdictionEngland & Wales
Date1992
CourtChancery Division
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  • (1) Kashif Ahmed v (1) David Ingram
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 19 March 2018
    ...is not certain whether the transfer will indeed turn out to be void. This strange state of affairs was considered by Millett LJ in In Re Dennis (A Bankrupt) [1996] Ch. 80 at page 104 (albeit in relation to the previous effect of ss 37 and 38 of the Bankruptcy Act 1914, where the doctrine of......
  • Re Palmer, decd. (A Debtor)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • Invalid date
    ...99; [1975] 3 All ER 142. Chick v Smith (1840) 8 Dowl PC 337. Clarke v Bradlaugh (1881) 8 QBD 63. Dennis (A Bankrupt), Re[1993] 1 FCR 941; [1993] Ch 72; [1992] 3 WLR 204; [1992] 3 All ER Edwards v Reg (1854) 9 Ex 628. McKiernon v Chief Adjudication Officer (1989) The Times, 1 November. Raymo......
  • Re Dennis (a Bankrupt)
    • United Kingdom
    • Court of Appeal (Civil Division)
    • 4 April 1995
    ...involuntary alienation occurs when a bankrupt's estate vests by operation of law in his trustee in bankruptcy. The Vice-Chancellor held ( [1993] Ch. 72) that this did not take place until Mr. Dennis was adjudicated bankrupt. Accordingly, he held that Mr. and Mrs. Dennis were still joint te......
  • Miah v The National Mutual Life Association of Australasia Ltd
    • New Zealand
    • Court of Appeal
    • 8 December 2016
    ...for interests settled under the Joint Family Homes Act 1964: s 9(2)(c). 10 Bedson v Bedson [1965] 3 All ER 307 (CA) at 319; Re Dennis (a bankrupt) [1992] 3 All ER 436 (Ch) at 438–439; Re Francis (1988) 82 ALR 335 (FCA) at 338–339; and Barron v Hutton HC Auckland CIV-2010-404-7270, 13 Sept......
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