14 Main specific changes

Most of the specific changes on 6 April 2017 involved changes to the Insolvency Act 1986 as well; and these were made by substitution of new provisions in—and some deletions from—the 1986 Act, mainly by the Small Business Enterprise and Employment Act 2015. These amendments to the Insolvency Act 1986 came into force at the same time as the 2016 Rules. The main changes are:

  1. 14.1

        the bankrupt's estate now vests in the official receiver as first trustee on the making of bankruptcy order;

  2. 14.2

        changes in the conduct of meetings and communications with

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