The concealment of assets of a debtor in a case under title 11 shall be deemed to be a continuing offense until the debtor shall have been finally discharged or a discharge denied, and the period of limitations shall not begin to run until such final discharge or denial of discharge.
Based on section
52(d) of title
11, U.S.C., 1940 ed., Bankruptcy (May 27, 1926, ch. 406, § 11d,44 Stat. 665; June 22, 1938, ch. 575, § 1,52 Stat. 856).
The 3-year-limitation provision was omitted as unnecessary in view of the general statute, section
3282 of this title.
The words “or a discharge denied” and “or denial of discharge” were added on the recommendation of the Department of Justice to supply an omission in existing law.
Other subsections of said section
52 of title
11, U.S.C., 1940 ed., are incorporated in sections
3057 of this title.
Other minor changes of phraseology were made.
1978—Pub. L. 95–598substituted “debtor in a case under title 11” for “bankrupt or other debtor”.
Effective Date of 1978 Amendment
Amendment by Pub. L. 95–598effective Oct. 1, 1979, see section 402(a) ofPub. L. 95–598, set out as an Effective Date note preceding section
101 of Title
Amendment by section 314 ofPub. L. 95–598not to affect the application of chapter 9 (§ 151 et seq.), chapter 96 (§ 1961 et seq.), or section
3284 of this title to any act of any person (1) committed before Oct. 1, 1979, or (2) committed after Oct. 1, 1979, in connection with a case commenced before such date, see section 403(d) ofPub. L. 95–598, set out as a note preceding section
101 of Title
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