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The Insolvency (Northern Ireland) Order 1989

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Creditors' committee

274.—(1) Subject to paragraph (2), a general meeting of a bankrupt’s creditors (whether summoned under the preceding provisions of this Chapter or otherwise) may, in accordance with the rules, establish a committee (“the creditors' committee”) to exercise the functions conferred on it by or under this Order.

(2) A general meeting of the bankrupt’s creditors shall not establish such a committee, or confer any functions on such a committee, at any time when the official receiver is the trustee of the bankrupt’s estate, except in connection with an appointment made by that meeting of a person to be trustee instead of the official receiver.

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