| Commentary

222 Possession of property and records

| Commentary

222 Possession of property and records

The trustee must take possession of all books, papers and other records1 which relate to the bankrupt’s estate or affairs2 and which belong to him or are in his possession or under his control, including, by the express terms of the Act, any which would be privileged from disclosure in any proceedings3. The bankrupt must deliver to the trustee any property, books, papers or other records of which he has possession or control and of which the trustee is required to take possession4. In practice this is of considerable importance to the investigation of

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