23. Investment or other handling of funds; payment of interest.

The Lord Chancellor may, with the concurrence of the Secretary of State, make rules providing for the manner in which moneys received by the trustee of a bankrupt's estate in the course of carrying out his functions are to be invested or otherwise handled and providing for the payment of interest on sums which have been paid into the Insolvency Services Account1.

Accordingly, where the cash balance standing to the credit of the bankrupt in the account in respect of that bankrupt kept by the Secretary of State is in excess of the amount which, in the opinion of the