71. Power to ensure continuation of essential supplies by utilities.

Where on any day ('the relevant day') a voluntary arrangement proposed by an individual is approved1, and if a request is made by or with the concurrence of the supervisor2 and for the purposes of any business3 which is or has been carried on by the individual, by a firm or partnership of which the individual is or was a member, or by an agent or manager for the individual or for such a firm or partnership4 for the giving after the relevant day of:


    (1)     a supply of gas by a gas supplier5 or by a landlord etc6;