Tower Hamlets London Borough Council v Naris

Bankruptcy – Petition. The respondent's defence to the bankruptcy petition sought by the petitioner local authority, namely, that there had been a miscarriage of justice on the basis that the debts set out in the petition were not payable, failed. Among other things, the liability orders in respect of unpaid non-domestic rates made against the respondent had been granted following a properly conducted judicial process. Accordingly, the Chancery Division allowed the local authority's petition for an order that the respondent be made bankrutpt.

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