| Commentary

215.1 Release of Official Receiver

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K: RELEASE OF OFFICIAL RECEIVER AND TRUSTEE

215 In the course of administering the estate

215.1 Release of Official Receiver

Save exceptionally, after April 20171, the Official Receiver automatically becomes the first trustee in bankruptcy; and if an insolvency practitioner is appointed in his place he will be removed (and the new appointment made) under the Insolvency Act 1986 Section 298(4) (if he decides to place the appointment in the hands of creditors) or Section 286 (if he decides to ask the Secretary of State to make the appointment). Where the Official Receiver is replaced as trustee

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