| Commentary

212 Block transfers

| Commentary

212 Block transfers

Where an office holder has died, retired from practice or is otherwise unable or unwilling to continue in office, the court may order his replacement by another qualified person or persons; and may do so by making a single order in respect of some or all the cases to which his office related. The making of an application for such an order—referred to as a ‘block transfer order’—is now placed on a statutory footing1. Care has to be taken on such appointments that the transferor retains no benefit from the on-going appointments as it is

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