| Commentary

208 Removal of trustee

| Commentary

208 Removal of trustee

The trustee of a bankrupt’s estate may be removed from office only by an order of the court or by a creditors’ decision procedure instigated specially for that purpose1. Where the creditors have decided that the trustee be removed, a certificate of removal in prescribed form2 must be delivered by the convener or chair to the Official Receiver within three business days3. The resolution is effective as from the date of the certificate4. The creditors may (in practice they usually will) appoint a new trustee, in which case a

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