| Commentary

210 Vacancies

| Commentary

210 Vacancies

Where the appointment of a person as trustee fails to take effect or there is a vacancy in the office of trustee, the Official Receiver is trustee until the vacancy is filled1. The Official Receiver may, within 28 days, ask the bankrupt’s creditors to appoint a person as trustee, filling the vacancy2, and must so ask the creditors for a decision if he is requested to do so by a creditor of the bankrupt and the request is made with the concurrence of not less than one-tenth, in value, of the bankrupt’s creditors (including

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