Section 49 Indian Partnership Act
Section 49 of the Indian Partnership Act 1932 is about Payment of firm debts and of separate debts. It is under CHAPTER VI (Dissolution of A Firm) of the Act.
Payment of firm debts and of separate debts
Where there are joint debts due from the firm, and also separate debts due from any partner, the property of the firm shall be applied in the first instance in payment of the debts of the firm, and, if there is any surplus, then the share of each partner shall be applied in payment of his separate debts or paid to him. The separate property of any partner shall be applied first, in the payment of his separate debts, and the surplus (if any) in the payment of the debts of the firm.