287. Procedure at public examination.

At the public examination the bankrupt must be examined on oath and must answer all the questions the court puts, or allows to be put1. Any of the persons allowed2 to question the bankrupt may, with the approval of the court be represented by an appropriately qualified legal representative or in writing authorise another person to question the bankrupt on that person's behalf3. The bankrupt may at the bankrupt's own expense instruct an appropriately qualified legal representative, who may put such questions as the court may allow to the bankrupt for the purpose of enabling the bankrupt to explain