(1) Subject to the provision of sub-section (2), an order passed by the Adjudicating Authority under section 164 or section 165 shall not,-
(a) give rise to a right against a person interested in the property which was acquired in an undervalued transaction or a transaction giving preference, whether or not he is the person with whom the bankrupt entered into such transaction; and
(b) require any person to pay a sum to the bankruptcy trustee in respect of the benefit received from the undervalued transaction or a transaction giving preference, whether or not he is the person with whom the bankrupt entered into such transaction.
(2) The provision of sub-section (1) shall apply only if the interest was acquired or the benefit was received-
(a) in good faith;
(b) for value;
(c) without notice that the bankrupt entered into the transaction at an undervalue or for giving preference;
(d) without notice that the bankrupt has filed an application for bankruptcy or a bankruptcy order has been passed; and
(e) by any person who at the time of acquiring the interest or receiving the benefit was not an associate of the bankrupt.
(3) Any sum required to be paid to the bankruptcy trustee under sub-section (1) shall be included in the estate of the bankrupt.
Insolvency and Bankruptcy Code 2016
Section 161 Notice to disclaim onerous property
Section 162 Disclaimer of leaseholds
Section 163 Challenge against disclaimed property
Section 164 Undervalued transactions
Section 165 Preference transactions
Section 167 Extortionate credit transactions
Section 168 Obligations under contracts
Section 169 Continuance of proceedings on death of bankrupt