442. Arbitration agreements to which bankrupt is party.

Where a bankrupt becomes party to a contract containing an arbitration agreement1 before the commencement of his bankruptcy, and the trustee in bankruptcy adopts the contract, the arbitration agreement is enforceable by or against the trustee in relation to matters arising from or connected with the contract2. If the trustee in bankruptcy does not adopt the contract and a matter to which the arbitration agreement applies needs to be determined in connection with, or for the purposes of, the bankruptcy proceedings, either the trustee with the consent of the creditors' committee, or any other party to the agreement, may