Sampayo v. Bank of Nova ScotiaAnnotate this Case
313 U.S. 270 (1941)
U.S. Supreme Court
Sampayo v. Bank of Nova Scotia, 313 U.S. 270 (1941)
Sampayo v. Bank of Nova Scotia
Submitted April 10, 1941
Decided May 12, 1941
313 U.S. 270
The status of "farmer" for the purpose of proceedings under § 75 of the Bankruptcy Act, is determined by the definition of that term in § 75(r), not by the definition in § 1(17), which relate to other sections. Pp. 313 U. S. 271, 313 U. S. 274.
This results not only from the language of § 75(r), but also from the legislative history.
109 F.2d 743, 750, reversed.
Certiorari, 311 U.S. 623, to review the affirmance of an order of the District Court which dismissed a proceeding under § 75 of the Bankruptcy Act on the ground that the petitioner was not a "farmer."
Official Supreme Court caselaw is only found in the print version of the United States Reports. Justia caselaw is provided for general informational purposes only, and may not reflect current legal developments, verdicts or settlements. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or information linked to from this site. Please check official sources.