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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 34 from 2009-09-18 to 2023-01-25:


Marginal note:Trustee may apply to court for directions

  •  (1) A trustee may apply to the court for directions in relation to any matter affecting the administration of the estate of a bankrupt and the court shall give in writing such directions, if any, as to it appear proper in the circumstances.

  • Marginal note:To report to court after three years

    (2) Where an estate has not been fully administered within three years after the bankruptcy, the trustee shall, if requested to do so by the Superintendent, report that fact to the court as soon as practicable thereafter, and the court shall make such order as it considers fit to expedite the administration.

  • Marginal note:Notice to Superintendent’s division office

    (3) The trustee must send notice to the Superintendent’s division office of the day and time when any application for directions made under subsection (1) is to be heard and of the day and time when the trustee intends to report to the court as required by the Superintendent under subsection (2).

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 34
  • 1992, c. 27, s. 12
  • 2005, c. 47, s. 26
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