| Commentary

178 Interim receiver

| Commentary

178 Interim receiver

The court has power to appoint the Official Receiver or, with effect from 6 April 2017, an insolvency practitioner, as interim receiver of the debtor’s property, at any time after the presentation of the petition and before the bankruptcy order is made, where it is shown that the appointment is necessary for the protection of the debtor’s property1.

The order must require him to take immediate possession of all the debtor’s property or, as the case may be, that part of it to which his powers as interim receiver are limited2. His default powers of management (subject to

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