The Presidency – Towns Insolvency Act,1909
Section 83. Name under which to sue or be sued
1[Name under which to sue or be sued. The official assignee may sue and be sued by the name of “the official assignee of the property of, an insolvent,” inserting the name of the insolvent, and by that name may hold property of every description, make contracts, enter into any engagements binding on himself and his successors in office, and do all other acts necessary or expedient to be done in the execution of his office.
1. In the application of the Act to Madras, ss.81 and 83 have been repealed, see the Presidency – Towns Insolvency (Madras Amendment) Act,1943 (Mad.5 of 1943), ss.9 and 12.In the application of the Act to Bombay, s.84 has been repealed, see the Presidency – Towns Insolvency (Bombay Amendment) Act,1933 (Bom.20 of 1933), s.11.For ss.81, 81B, 82, 82A, 82B, 82C and 84A, as applicable to Calcutta, see the Presidency – Towns Insolvency (Bengal Amendment) Act,1936 (Ben.18 of 1936), ss.4 to 7.For ss.82 and 83, as applicable to Bombay, see Bombay Act 20 of 1933, ss.4 and 5.For ss.82, 82A, 82B, 84 and 84A, as applicable to Madras, see Madras Act 5 of 1943, ss.11 and 14.