218. Application for appointment.

218.     Application for appointment.

An application to the court for the appointment of the official receiver or an insolvency practitioner as interim receiver1 may be made by a creditor, the debtor, a temporary administrator or a member state liquidator appointed in main proceedings2.

The application must be supported by an witness statement3 stating:


    (1)     the grounds on which it is proposed that the interim receiver should be appointed;


    (2)     whether or not the official receiver has been informed of the application and, if so, whether a copy of it has been delivered to that person;


    (3)     if the