Examination of bankrupt and others
—(1) On the court making an order appointing a date and time for an examination, the applicant for the order shall send a copy of the order and the summons to all parties to the proceedings at least 7 days before the date fixed for the examination.
(2) Parties to the proceedings shall be —
the Official Assignee or the trustee, as the case may be;
the creditors of the bankrupt who have tendered their proofs; and
any other person or persons summoned under section 83 of the Act.
171. For the purposes of section 83(5) of the Act (which permits a creditor or his representative to question the bankrupt or such other person summoned by the court), the holder of a general proxy or of a power of attorney from a creditor shall be deemed to be the creditor’s representative authorised in writing.
—(1) A creditor who applies for an order under section 83 of the Act shall bear the expenses of the examination unless the court orders otherwise.
(2) In no case shall the costs and expenses of an examination fall on the Official Assignee or the trustee personally.