Standard Bank v The Master 2010

Standard Bank of South Africa v The Master of the High Court (Eastern Cape Division) 2010 (4) SA 405 (SCA);  [2010] 3 All SA 135 (SCA)

Sets the way in which claims are proved as set out in the Act

It is clear that once a claim is proved a liquidator is under an obligation to examine all available books and documents. The mere admission of a claim does not ratify it or make it res judicata.

 

Also: Estate Wilson v Estate Giddy, Giddy & White & Others 1937 AD 239

'By virtue of section 43 of the Insolvency Act it is the duty of the trustee to examine every claim proved against the estate and to satisfy himself that the estate is indebted to the creditor in the amount of the claim...'

 

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