Title 11 of the United States Code

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Title 11 of the United States Code, also known as the United States Bankruptcy Code, is the source of bankruptcy law in the United States Code.[1]

Contents[edit]

Title 11 is subdivided into nine chapters, it used to include more chapters, but some of them have since been repealed in their entirety. The nine chapters are:[2]

  • Chapter 1: General Provisions
  • Chapter 3: Case Administration
  • Chapter 5: Creditors, the Debtor and the Estate
  • Chapter 7: Liquidation
  • Chapter 9 : Adjustment of Debts of a Municipality
  • Chapter 11: Reorganization
  • Chapter 12: Adjustment of Debts of a Family Farmer or Fisherman with Regular Annual Income
  • Chapter 13: Adjustment of Debts of an Individual with Regular Income
  • Chapter 15: Ancillary and Other Cross-Border Cases

References[edit]

Further reading[edit]

United States Bankruptcy Code; 2016 Edition. ISBN 9781942842033. 

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