417. Trustee's right to enforce contracts.

417.     Trustee's right to enforce contracts.

Bankruptcy does not determine a contract1, and included in the property which passes to the trustee on adjudication is the right of enforcing certain unexecuted or uncompleted contracts into which the bankrupt has entered, and from which benefits may accrue to the estate2.

Thus, all rights under contracts which, if the bankrupt had died, would pass as part of his personal estate to his personal representatives pass to the trustee on his bankruptcy; but rights under contracts where the bankrupt's personal skill or conduct forms a material part of the consideration3, which