350. Removal of trustee; in general.

The trustee of a bankrupt's estate may be removed from office only by an order of the court or by a decision of the bankrupt's creditors made by a creditors' decision procedure instigated specially for that purpose in accordance with the Insolvency (England and Wales) Rules 20161.

Where the official receiver is trustee2, or a trustee is appointed by the Secretary of State3 or4 by the court, a creditors' decision procedure may be instigated for the purpose of removing the trustee only if:


    (1)     the trustee thinks fit;


    (2)     the court so directs; or