Definitions and the Applications

Section 1

Repeal of laws

The Insolvency Act, 1916 (Act No. 32 of 1916), the Insolvency Act, 1916, Amendment Act, 1926 (Act No. 29 of 1926) (except the title and preamble thereof and sections one, seventy-one, seventy-two and seventy-four thereof) and section twenty of the Land Bank Amendment Act, 1934 (Act No. 58 of 1934) are hereby repealed: Provided that if an estate was sequestrated or assigned before the commencement of this Act the sequestration or assignment and all proceedings in connection therewith shall be completed, and a person whose estate was sequestrated or assigned before such commencement and any matter relating to such sequestration, assignment or person shall be dealt with as if this Act had not been passed; and provided further that if, before the said commencement, any action was taken under the said Act No. 32 of 1916 with a view to the surrender or sequestration of an estate but the surrender or sequestration was not effected before the said commencement, such action shall, after such commencement, be deemed to have been taken under this Act, in so far as this Act makes provision therefor.