Throughout the process of making someone bankrupt you must lodge certain documents, commonly:
- Bankruptcy notice application[?] - using our online services
- Creditor’s petition[?]- endorsed by the court
- Trustee consent to act declaration[?] - using the form here
- Sequestration order[?] - made by the court
If you have initiated the following procedures in court, you must lodge certain documents with us within a set timeframe. If you don't, you could face penalties, including an infringement notice.
- Creditor's petitions and related orders (including stay, extension, dismissal or adjournment). You must file this with us within 2 working days of the court endorsing the petition / order.
- Interim control orders - within 7 working days of the order being made (this includes orders, applications, affidavits)
- Sequestration orders and related orders - within 2 working days of the court making the order.
- Trustee consent to act declaration (only if you choose to nominate a trustee)- within 2 working days of the court issuing the sequestration order.
- Part XI deceased estate administration orders - within 2 working days of the court making the order.
For more information see Making a deceased estate bankrupt.
For more information see Filing requirements.