An insolvency administration petition1 must be served on the liquidator2, if one has been appointed3 in relation to the deceased debtor and unless the court otherwise directs, the personal representative and must be served on such other persons as the court may direct4. An insolvency administration petition may not be withdrawn without the permission of the court5. If it appears to the court appropriate to do so on the grounds that there has been a contravention of the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 20166 or for any other reason, the court has a general power to dismiss a petition
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