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Burt Bankruptcy, RE v., 2009 NLTD 19

In Fish Cases, Fisheries Practice on (Updated )

This case involved a fish company that had loaned money to an individual for the purchase of a fishing licence. The fish harvester made an assignment into bankruptcy, but did not list his fishing licence as an asset. Despite a request by the fish company, the Trustee in Bankruptcy refused to take legal proceedings against the licence. Based upon an …

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