After Notice and Hearing (Bankruptcy) Law and Legal Definition

According to Federal Bankruptcy Code 11 USCS § 102 [Title 11. Bankruptcy; Chapter 1. General provisions] after notice and a hearing, or a similar phrase--

(A) means after such notice as is appropriate in the particular circumstances, and such opportunity for a hearing as is appropriate in the particular circumstances; but

(B) authorizes an act without an actual hearing if such notice is given properly and if--

(i) such a hearing is not requested timely by a party in interest; or

(ii) there is insufficient time for a hearing to be commenced before such act must be done, and the court authorizes such act.