298 Removal of trustee; vacation of office
298 Removal of trustee; vacation of office

(1)     Subject as follows, the trustee of a bankrupt's estate may be removed from office only by an order of the court or by a [decision of the bankrupt's creditors made by a creditors' decision procedure instigated] specially for that purpose in accordance with the rules.

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(4)     Where the official receiver is trustee by virtue of [section 291A(1)] or a trustee is appointed by the Secretary of State or (otherwise than under [section 291A(2)]) by the court, a [creditors' decision procedure may be instigated] for the purpose of [removing] the trustee only if—