Bankruptcy Order for individuals and Partnership Firms
121. Application for bankruptcy.-
(1) An application for bankruptcy of a debtor may be made, by a creditor individually or jointly with other creditors or by a debtor, to the Adjudicating Authority in the following circumstances, namely;-
(a) where an order has been passed by an Adjudicating Authority under sub-section 4 of section 100; or
(b) where an order has been passed by an Adjudicating Authority under sub-section 2 of section 115; or
(c) where an order has been passed by an Adjudicating Authority under sub-section 3 of section 118.
(2) An application for bankruptcy shall be filed within a period of three months of the date of the order passed by the Adjudicating Authority under the sections referred to in sub-section (1).
(3) Where the debtor is a firm, the application under sub-section (1) may be filed by any of its partners.