—(1) After the presentation of a bankruptcy petition (whether a creditor’s or debtor’s petition), the debtor or any of his creditors may apply for the appointment of the Official Assignee as interim receiver of the debtor’s property or any part thereof.
(2) An application under this rule shall be in Form 14 and the order appointing the Official Assignee to be interim receiver of the debtor’s property shall be in Form 15.
—(1) Before an order under rule 147(1) is made, the applicant shall deposit with the Official Assignee the sum prescribed in the Bankruptcy (Fees) Rules (R 3) and such further sum as the Official Assignee requires for the fees and expenses which may be incurred by him.
(2) If the deposit for the expenses which may be incurred by the Official Assignee is insufficient, the person on whose application the order has been made shall, from time to time, deposit with the Official Assignee such additional sum as the Official Assignee may require and, if such sum required is not deposited within 24 hours after the making of the request or within such other period as the Official Assignee may allow, the order appointing the interim receiver may be discharged by the court on the application of the Official Assignee.
149. Where the Official Assignee has been appointed as an interim receiver of a debtor’s property under section 73 of the Act and the debtor is subsequently adjudged bankrupt —
the costs and expenses incurred by the Official Assignee as such interim receiver shall be deemed to be part of the costs and expenses incurred by the Official Assignee within the meaning of section 90(1)(a) of the Act and shall be paid according to the priority specified in respect thereof by the Act; and
the Official Assignee may, out of such moneys received by him, repay to the person who applied for the appointment of the interim receiver any deposit paid by such person under rule 148(1).
150. Where a petition is dismissed after an order has been made appointing an interim receiver, application may be made to the court within 21 days from the date of the dismissal for an adjudication upon any claim for damages resulting from the appointment of the receiver, and thereupon the court shall make such order as it thinks fit.