Power to carry on any business of the bankrupt so far as may be necessary for winding it up beneficially and so far as the trustee is able to do so without contravening any requirement imposed by or under any enactment.
Power to bring, institute or defend any action or legal proceedings relating to the property comprised in the bankrupt's estate.
Power to bring legal proceedings under section 339, 340 or 423.]
Power to accept as the consideration for the sale of any property comprised in the bankrupt's estate a sum of money payable at a future time subject to such stipulations as to security or otherwise as the creditors' committee or the court thinks fit.
Power to mortgage or pledge any part of
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