At any time when the official receiver is the trustee of a bankrupt's estate by virtue of any provision of the Insolvency Act 1986, 1he may apply to the Secretary of State for the appointment of a person as trustee instead of the official receiver2. On such an application the Secretary of State must either make an appointment or decline to make one3.
Where the trustee of a bankrupt's estate has been appointed by the Secretary of State4, the trustee must give notice to the bankrupt's creditors of his appointment
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