284. Persons entitled to participate in public examination.

284.     Persons entitled to participate in public examination.

The following may take part in the public examination of the bankrupt, and may question him concerning his affairs1, dealings and property2 and the causes of his failure, namely:

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    (1)     the official receiver and, where appropriate3, the Official Petitioner;

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    (2)     the trustee of the bankrupt's estate4, if his appointment has taken effect;

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    (3)     any person who has been appointed as special manager5 of the bankrupt's estate or business;

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    (4)     any creditor of the bankrupt who has tendered a proof