172 Removal, etc (winding up by the court)
172 Removal, etc (winding up by the court)

(1)     This section applies with respect to the removal from office and vacation of office of the liquidator of a company which is being wound up by the court, or of a provisional liquidator.

(2)     Subject as follows, the liquidator may be removed from office only by an order of the court or by a [decision of the company's creditors made by a qualifying decision procedure instigated] specially for that purpose in accordance with the rules; and a provisional liquidator may be removed from office only by an order of the court.

(3)     Where—

(a)     the official receiver is liquidator otherwise than in succession under section 136(3) to a person who held office as a result of a nomination by . . . the company's creditors or contributories, or

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