797. Award of costs against an office-holder, the adjudicator or the official receiver.

797.     Award of costs against an office-holder, the adjudicator or the official receiver.

Without prejudice to any provision of the Insolvency Act 1986 or the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 20161 by virtue of which the official receiver or the adjudicator is not in any event to be liable for costs and expenses2, where an office-holder3, the adjudicator or the official receiver (where the official receiver is not acting as an office-holder) is made a party to any proceedings on the application of another party to the proceedings, the office-holder, the adjudicator or official