| Commentary

200 Control by the court

| Commentary

200 Control by the court

A trustee in bankruptcy is an officer of the court and must act with the utmost fairness and do equity in performing his functions—and the court may direct him accordingly1. If a bankrupt, any of his creditors or any other person is dissatisfied with anything done by the trustee, he may apply to the court; and on such an application the court may confirm, reverse or modify any act or decision of the trustee, may give him directions or may make such other order as it thinks fit2.

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