433. Rights or causes of action.

(iv)     Proceedings by or against Trustee

433.     Rights or causes of action.

Certain rights or causes of action are included in the property of a bankrupt which vests in his trustee in bankruptcy1. These the trustee may enforce as a litigant, independently of any provisions in the bankruptcy legislation2. The trustee is also liable in certain cases to be made or joined as a defendant in actions by other parties3.

Where an undischarged bankrupt is a contractor in respect of any contract liability with another person, that person may sue or be