- Bankruptcy Disqualification Act 1871
- Bankruptcy Act 1883
- Bankruptcy Act 1890
- Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1913
- Bankruptcy Act 1914
- Insolvency Act 1986 (IA86)
"427.— Parliamentary disqualification.
(a) for sitting or voting in the House of Lords,
(b) for being elected to, or sitting or voting in, the House of Commons, and
(c) for sitting or voting in a committee of either House.
(2) Where an individual is disqualified under this section, the disqualification ceases—
(a) except where the adjudication is annulled or the award recalled or reduced without the individual having been first discharged, on the discharge of the individual, and
(b) in the excepted case, on the annulment, recall or reduction, as the case may be.
(3) No writ of summons shall be issued to any lord of Parliament who is for the time being disqualified under this section for sitting and voting in the House of Lords.
(4) Where a member of the House of Commons who is disqualified under this section continues to be so disqualified until the end of the period of 6 months beginning with the day of the adjudication or award, his seat shall be vacated at the end of that period.
"In the Court of Bankruptcy recently, before Registrar Linklater, a sitting was held for the public examination of Earl Paulett, a debtor, whose accounts showed liabilities 422,293, of which 298,166 is unsecured, and available assets 300. In answer to Mr. Hough, official receiver, the debtor said that up to 1892 he received the rents of the Hinton St. George estates, Somersetshire, and the Grenville Hall estates in Hampshire."