307. Power to appoint trustee.

307.     Power to appoint trustee.

Any power to appoint a person (other than the official receiver1) as trustee of a bankrupt's estate includes power to appoint two or more persons as joint trustees; but such an appointment must make provision as to the circumstances in which the trustees must act together and the circumstances in which one or more of them may act for the others2.

The appointment of any person as trustee takes effect only if that person accepts the appointment in accordance with the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 20163; but,