162. Appointment of partner as receiver.

Since the right of a solvent partner to wind up the affairs of the partnership is a personal right belonging to him qua partner1, an order for the appointment of a receiver2 often gives liberty to each partner to propose himself as receiver3; and a solvent partner will ordinarily be appointed receiver for the purposes of winding up the affairs of the firm where the other partners are bankrupt and there is no reason for distrusting him4. In such a case the court will direct him to give security, furnish accounts and allow access to and inspection of the