801. Persons who lack capacity to manage their affairs.

(vii)     Persons who Lack Capacity to Manage their Affairs

801.     Persons who lack capacity to manage their affairs.

Where in insolvency proceedings1 it appears to the court that a person affected by the proceedings is unable to manage and administer that person's own property and affairs by reason of lacking capacity2, suffering from a physical affliction or disability (the 'incapacitated person')3, the court may appoint such person as it thinks just to appear for, represent or act for the incapacitated person4. The appointment may be made either generally or for the purpose of a particular application or proceeding,