534. Exclusion of proof by the court.

534.     Exclusion of proof by the court.

The court may exclude a proof or reduce the amount claimed:


    (1)     on the trustee's application1, where the trustee thinks that the proof has been improperly admitted, or ought to be reduced; or


    (2)     on the application2 of a creditor or a bankrupt, if the trustee declines to interfere in the matter3.

Where any such application is made, the court must fix a venue4 for the application to be heard5. The applicant must deliver notice of the venue:


    (a)     in the case of an application by the trustee, to the creditor