794. Requirement to assess costs by the detailed procedure.

Where the costs1 of any person are payable as an expense out of the bankrupt's estate2 or, as the case may be, the debtor's property, the amount payable must be decided by detailed assessment unless agreed between the office-holder3 and the person entitled to payment4. In the absence of agreement, the office-holder: (1) may serve notice requiring the person entitled to payment to commence detailed assessment proceedings5; and (2) must serve notice where a creditors' committee formed in relation to the insolvency proceedings resolves that the amount of the costs must be decided by detailed assessment6.

Detailed assessment proceedings must