BANKRUPTCY ACT 1966

PART VIII - TRUSTEES  

Division 1 - Appointment and official name  

SECTION 158   APPOINTMENT OF MORE THAN ONE TRUSTEE ETC.  

158(1)   [Property vests as joint tenants]  

The creditors may, if they think fit, appoint 2 or more registered trustees jointly, or jointly and severally, to the office of trustee, and in either such case the property of the bankrupt vests in those registered trustees as joint tenants.

158(2)   [Trustees in succession]  

The creditors may, if they think fit, appoint registered trustees to act as trustees in succession in the event of one or more of the registered trustees appointed declining to act or ceasing for any reason to hold the office of trustee.

158(3)   [Interpretation]  

In this section, a reference to a registered trustee, in relation to the appointment of a trustee of the estate of a bankrupt, includes a reference to a registered trustee who is, by virtue of subsection 156A(3) , the trustee of the estate of the bankrupt.




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