What is a sequestration order?

This fact sheet explains what sequestration orders are, the consequences and what to do if you receive one.

A sequestration order is an order handed down by the court which makes you bankrupt. Once you’ve received a sequestration order, a trustee will manage your assets. Before deciding whether to challenge a sequestration order by seeking a review, consider the consequences of bankruptcy.

This fact sheet covers:

  • What is a sequestration order?
  • What happens when I receive a sequestration order?
  • When and how to apply for a review of your sequestration order.
Fact Sheet: What is a sequestration order? Download PDF (146 KB)

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