| Commentary

241 Form and contents of proof

| Commentary

241 Form and contents of proof

Until 2004, the Official Receiver or the trustee was required to send out forms of proof to creditors; in 2004 the Insolvency Rules 1986 were amended so that this read ‘any creditor of the bankrupt who requests it’1. There is no equivalent requirement under the 2016 Rules but it is thought that many trustees will continue this practice. They may also choose, in an appropriate case, to publish a notice in the London Gazette (or elsewhere) inviting proofs, but they are not obliged to do that either. If the trustee is aware

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