Chandler Act of 1938

Chandler Act of 1938
legislation providing substantial modifications to the Bankruptcy Act of 1898 (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms)

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  • Chandler Act — Federal act of 1938 making major amendments to Bankruptcy Act (11 U.S.C.A.). Included in amendments was provision for a debtor to arrange payments with creditors without total liquidation of debtor s assets. See Bankruptcy Code …   Black's law dictionary

  • Chandler Act — An amendatory act approved by the President on June 22, 1938 and effective September 22, 1938, intended to modernize the law of bankruptcy, especially by adding provisions whereby debtors might be rehabilitated in their fortunes without the… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Bankruptcy Act of 1933 — a statutory expansion of reorganization for companies Section 77. The Bankruptcy Act of 1933 and the Bankruptcy Act of 1934 were superseded by the Chandler Act of 1938 (Glossary of Common Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms 2012 …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Bankruptcy Act of 1934 — a further statutory expansion of reorganization for companies; (see Section 77B); the Bankruptcy Act of 1933 and the Bankruptcy Act of 1934 were superseded by the Chandler Act of 1938. (Common Bankruptcy Terms) United Glossary of Bankruptcy Terms …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Bankruptcy Reform Act of 1978 — the first substantive bankruptcy code revision since the Chandler Act of 1938. It took effect on October 1, 1979 and some of the major elements of this act were as follows: upgrading the jurisdiction of the U.S. bankruptcy courts to deal with… …   Glossary of Bankruptcy

  • Bankruptcy Act — A national bankruptcy act. There have been four of such acts in the United States, effective respectively in 1800, 1841, 1867, and 1898. The last of these is the present Bankruptcy Act, although some have regarded the Amendatory Act of 1938,… …   Ballentine's law dictionary

  • Happy Chandler — Infobox Politician name = Albert Benjamin Happy Chandler width = height = caption = small office =49th Governor of Kentucky term start = December 13, 1955 term end = December 8, 1959 predecessor = Lawrence W. Wetherby successor = Bert T. Combs… …   Wikipedia

  • Albert Chandler — Pour les articles homonymes, voir Chandler. Albert Chandler Sr. Mandats 49 …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Charles F. Chandler — Born December 6, 1836( …   Wikipedia

  • Referee in Bankruptcy — A Referee in Bankruptcy or Bankruptcy Referee is a federal official with quasi judicial powers, appointed by a United States district court to administer bankruptcy proceedings. The office was first created by the Bankruptcy Act of 1898, and was… …   Wikipedia

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