(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.
(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 n
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