Form 70—Notice of Bankruptcy and Request of a First Meeting of Creditors
For persons to which the 2009 amendments do not apply
(Paragraph 155(d.1) of the Act)
(Title Form 1)
Take notice that:
- (name of bankrupt) filed (or was deemed to have filed) an assignment on the day of , and the undersigned, (name of trustee), was appointed as trustee of the estate of the bankrupt by the official receiver (or the court), subject to affirmation by the creditors of the trustee's appointment or substitution of another trustee by the creditors.
- Pursuant to paragraph 155(d.1) of the Act, a first meeting of creditors will be required only if, within 30 days after the date of bankruptcy, the official receiver or creditors who have in the aggregate at least 25 percent in value of the proven claims, request a meeting to be held.
- To request such a meeting or vote at a meeting, a creditor must lodge with the trustee before such request for a meeting, a proof of claim and where necessary, a proxy.
- Enclosed with this notice is a form of proof of claim, a form of proxy, and a list of creditors with claims amounting to $25 or more, showing the amounts of their claims.
- Also enclosed pursuant to paragraph 102(3)(a) of the Act, is information concerning the financial situation of the bankrupt and the obligation of the bankrupt to make payments to the estate of the bankrupt, as required under section 68 of the Act.
- Creditors must prove their claims against the estate of the bankrupt in order to share in any distribution of the proceeds realized from the estate.
Dated at , this day of .
If a copy of this Notice is sent electronically by means such as email, the name and contact information of the sender, prescribed in Form 1.1, must be added at the end of the document.
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