(1) This section applies where on any day (“the relevant day”)—
(a) a bankruptcy order is made against an individual or an interim receiver of an individual's property is appointed, or
(b) a voluntary arrangement proposed by an individual is approved under Part VIII, . . .
(c) . . .
and in this section “the office-holder” means the official receiver, the trustee in bankruptcy, the interim receiver [or the supervisor of the voluntary arrangement], as the case may be.
(2) If a request falling within the next subsection is made for the giving after the relevant day of any of the supplies mentioned in subsection (4), the supplier—
(a) may make it a condition of the giving of the supply that the office-holder personally guarantees the payment of any charges in respect of the supply, but
(b) shall not make it a condition of the giving of the supply, or do anything which has the effect of making it a condition of the giving of the supply, that any outstanding charges in respect of a supply given to the individual before the relevant day are paid.
(3) A request falls within this subsection if it is made—
(a) by or with the concurrence of the office-holder, and
(b) for the purposes of any business which is or has been carried on by the individual, by a firm or partnership of which the individual is or was a member, or by an agent or manager for the individual or for such a firm or partnership.
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