Written Answer by Minister for Law, Mr K Shanmugam, to Parliamentary Question on Bankruptcy Orders
05 Nov 2019 Posted in Parliamentary speeches and responses
Mr Saktiandi Supaat (Member of Parliament for Bishan-Toa Payoh GRC)
To ask the Minister for Law (a) what is the trend in 2019 in terms of bankruptcy orders; (b) whether the trend is expected to continue; (c) what is the level of bankruptcy orders compared to that of previous years; and (d) what are the specific factors causing the trend in bankruptcy orders.
- 1,112 bankruptcy orders were made between 1 January and 31 August 2019. This is comparable to the number of bankruptcy orders made in the past 5 years, which saw an average of 1,725 bankruptcy orders made each year.