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  • PART III COURTS, JUDICIAL OFFICERS AND PROCEEDINGS IN CIVIL CASES
  • TITLE V STATUTES OF FRAUDS AND LIMITATIONS
  • CHAPTER 259 PREVENTION OF FRAUDS AND PERJURIES
  • Section 3 Insolvent debtor; new promise; necessity of writing

Section 3. No promise for the payment of a debt, made by an insolvent debtor who has obtained his discharge from such debt under proceedings in bankruptcy or insolvency, shall be evidence of a new or continuing contract whereby to deprive the debtor of the benefit of relying upon such discharge in bar of the recovery of a judgment upon such debt, unless such promise is made by or contained in some writing signed by him, or by some person thereunto by him lawfully authorized.