296. Inquiry into bankrupt's dealings and property.

(ix)     Private Examination

296.     Inquiry into bankrupt's dealings and property.

At any time after a bankruptcy order has been made1 the court may, on the application of the official receiver or the trustee of the bankrupt's estate2, summon to appear before it:

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    (1)     the bankrupt or the bankrupt's spouse or former spouse or civil partner or former civil partner;

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    (2)     any person known or believed to have any property comprised in the bankrupt's estate in his possession or to be indebted to the bankrupt;

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    (3)     any person appearing to the court to be able to give information concerning