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
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