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."
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