460. Acquisition by trustee of control.

In relation to, and for the purpose of acquiring or retaining possession of, the bankrupt's estate1, the trustee is in the same position as if he were a receiver of property appointed by the High Court2; and the court may, on his application, enforce such acquisition or retention accordingly3.

The trustee must take possession of all books, papers and other records4 which relate to the bankrupt's estate or affairs5 and which belong to him or are in his possession or under his control, including any which would be privileged from disclosure in any proceedings6. The bankrupt must deliver up to