300 Vacancy in office of trustee

300  Vacancy in office of trustee

(1)     This section applies where the appointment of any person as trustee of a bankrupt's estate fails to take effect or, such an appointment having taken effect, there is otherwise a vacancy in the office of trustee.

(2)     The official receiver shall be trustee until the vacancy is filled.

[(3)     The official receiver may ask the bankrupt's creditors to appoint a person as trustee, and must do so if so requested by not less than one tenth in value of the bankrupt's creditors.

(3A)     If the official receiver makes such a request the bankrupt's creditors may

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