In a judgment given on 5 November 2015, the Final Appeal Court in Hong Kong held that s30A(10)(a) of the Bankruptcy Ordinance, which prevents the period of bankruptcy running from the date the Bankruptcy Order if the bankrupt is outside of Hong Kong, is unconstitutional. The Court found that the provision, which provides that upon returning to Hong Kong the Bankrupt must inform his Trustee and the period of bankruptcy runs from that date, is a disproportionate infringement on an individual's right to travel. Petitioning creditors will be concerned that Bankrupts may leave Hong Kong and enjoy automatic discharge after the bankruptcy period has elapsed, without having to cooperate with their Trustee. Whilst their concerns should be relatively short-lived, as the Bankruptcy (Amendment) Bill 2015 is to include a provision allowing a Trustee to apply for a non-commencement order, the Bill is not expected to become an Act until Autumn 2016.