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Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 26 from 2004-12-15 to 2019-06-20:

Marginal note:Books to be kept by trustee

  •  (1) The trustee shall keep proper books and records of the administration of each estate to which he is appointed, in which shall be entered a record of all moneys received or disbursed by him, a list of all creditors filing claims, the amount and disposition of those claims, a copy of all notices sent out, the original signed copy of all minutes, proceedings had, and resolutions passed at any meeting of creditors or inspectors, court orders and all such other matters or proceedings as may be necessary to give a complete account of his administration of the estate.

  • Marginal note:Trustee’s records to be property of estate

    (2) The estate books, records and documents relating to the administration of an estate are deemed to be the property of the estate, and, in the event of any change of trustee, shall forthwith be delivered to the substituted trustee.

  • Marginal note:Records may be inspected

    (3) The trustee shall permit the books, records and documents referred to in subsection (2) to be inspected and copies of them made by the Superintendent, the bankrupt or any creditor or their representative at any reasonable time.

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 26
  • 1997, c. 12, s. 20
  • 2004, c. 25, s. 21

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