330 Final distribution
330 Final distribution

(1)     When the trustee has realised all the bankrupt's estate or so much of it as can, in the trustee's opinion, be realised without needlessly protracting the trusteeship, he shall give notice in the prescribed manner either—

(a)     of his intention to declare a final dividend, or

(b)     that no dividend, or further dividend, will be declared.

[(1A)     A notice under subsection (1)(b) need not be given to opted-out creditors.]

(2)     The notice under subsection (1) shall contain the prescribed particulars and shall require claims against the bankrupt's estate to be established by a date (“the final date”) specified in the notice.

(3)     The court may, on the application of any person, postpone the final date.

(4)     After the final date, the trustee shall—