Part XIV Public Administration (England and Wales) (ss [398A-410)
Part XIV Public Administration (England and Wales) (ss [398A-410)

[398A Appointment etc of adjudicators and assistants]

[(1)     The Secretary of State may appoint persons to the office of adjudicator.

(2)     A person appointed under subsection (1)—

(a)     is to be paid out of money provided by Parliament such salary as the Secretary of State may direct,

(b)     holds office on such other terms and conditions as the Secretary of State may direct, and

(c)     may be removed from office by a direction of the Secretary of State.

(3)     A person who is authorised to act as an official receiver may not be appointed under subsection (1).

(4)     The Secretary of State may appoint officers of the Secretary of State's department to assist adjudicators in the carrying out of their functions.]


399 Appointment, etc of official receivers

(1)     For the purposes of this Act the official receiver, in relation to any bankruptcy[, winding up[, individual voluntary arrangement, debt relief order or application for such an order]], is any person who by virtue of the following provisions of this section or section 401 below is authorised to act as the official receiver in relation to that bankruptcy[, winding up[, individual voluntary arrangement, debt relief order or application for such an order]].

(2)     The Secretary of State may (subject to the approval of the Treasury as to numbers) appoint persons to the office of official receiver, and a person appointed to that office (whether under this section or section 70 of the Bankruptcy Act 1914)—