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Bankruptcy petitioner

The court shall make the order of bankruptcy. The bankruptcy petition can be made by a creditor or the debtor. In statistics, the bankruptcies where the petitioner is a shareholder of a decedent's estate are often classified separately from other voluntary bankruptcies, i.e. bankruptcies where the petitioner is the debtor.

Validity of the definition

  • Valid until (31 December 2078)

Source organisation

  • Tilastokeskus