Section 119 in The Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code, 2016

Title: Discharge order.

Description: (1) On the basis of the repayment plan, the resolution professional shall apply to the Adjudicating Authority for a discharge order in relation to the debts mentioned in the repayment plan and the Adjudicating Authority may pass such discharge order. (2) The repayment plan may provide for— (a) early discharge; or (b) discharge on complete implementation of the repayment plan. (3) The discharge order shall be forwarded to the Board, for the purpose of recording entries in the register referred to in section 196. (4) The discharge order under sub-section (3) shall not discharge any other person from any liability in respect of his debt.

Title: Standard of conduct.

Description: The resolution professional shall perform his functions and duties in compliance with the code of conduct provided under section 208.

Title: Application for bankruptcy.

Description: (1) An application for bankruptcy of a debtor may be made, by a creditor individually or jointly with other creditors or by a debtor, to the Adjudicating Authority in the following circumstances, namely;— (a) where an order has been passed by an Adjudicating Authority under sub-section 4 of section 100; or (b) where an order has been passed by an Adjudicating Authority under sub-section 2 of section 115; or (c) where an order has been passed by an Adjudicating Authority under sub-section 3 of section 118. (2) An application for bankruptcy shall be filed within a period of three months of the date of the order passed by the Adjudicating Authority under the sections referred to in sub-section (1). (3) Where the debtor is a firm, the application under sub-section (1) may be filed by any of its partners.

Title: Application by debtor.

Description: (1) The application for bankruptcy by the debtor shall be accompanied by— (a) the records of insolvency resolution process undertaken under Chapter III of Part III; (b) the statement of affairs of the debtor in such form and manner as may be prescribed, on the date of the application for bankruptcy; and (c) a copy of the order passed by the Adjudicating Authority under Chapter III of Part III permitting the debtor to apply for bankruptcy. (2) The debtor may propose an insolvency professional as the bankruptcy trustee in the application for bankruptcy. (3) The application referred to in sub-section (1) shall be in such form and manner and accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed. (4) An application for bankruptcy by the debtor shall not be withdrawn without the leave of the Adjudicating Authority.

Title: Application by creditor.

Description: (1) The application for bankruptcy by the creditor shall be accompanied by— (a) the records of insolvency resolution process undertaken under Chapter III; (b) a copy of the order passed by the Adjudicating Authority under Chapter III permitting the creditor to apply for bankruptcy; (c) details of the debts owed by the debtor to the creditor as on the date of the application for bankruptcy; and (d) such other information as may be prescribed. (2) An application under sub-section (1) made in respect of a debt which is secured, shall be accompanied with— (a) a statement by the creditor having the right to enforce the security that he shall, in the event of a bankruptcy order being made, give up his security for the benefit of all the creditors of the bankrupt; or (b) a statement by the creditor stating— (i) that the application for bankruptcy is only in respect of the unsecured part of the debt; and (ii) an estimated value of the unsecured part of the debt. (3) If a secured creditor makes an application for bankruptcy and submits a statement under clause (b) of sub-section (2), the secured and unsecured parts of the debt shall be treated as separate debts. (4) The creditor may propose an insolvency professional as the bankruptcy trustee in the application for bankruptcy. (5) An application for bankruptcy under sub-section (1), in case of a deceased debtor, may be filed against his legal representatives. (6) The application for bankruptcy shall be in such form and manner and accompanied by such fee as may be prescribed. (7) An application for bankruptcy by the creditor shall not be withdrawn without the permission of the Adjudicating Authority.

PART 3 INSOLVENCY RESOLUTION AND BANKRUPTCY FOR INDIVIDUALS AND PARTNERSHIP FIRMS CHAPTER 3 INSOLVENCY RESOLUTION PROCESS