Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act
Marginal note:Trustee may act for secured creditor on certain conditions
13.4 (1) No trustee shall, while acting as the trustee of an estate, act for or assist a secured creditor of the estate to assert any claim against the estate or to realize or otherwise deal with the security that the secured creditor holds, unless the trustee has obtained a written opinion of a legal counsel who does not act for the secured creditor that the security is valid and enforceable as against the estate.
Marginal note:Notification by trustee
(1.1) Forthwith on commencing to act for or assist a secured creditor of the estate in the manner set out in subsection (1), a trustee shall notify the Superintendent and the creditors or the inspectors
(a) that the trustee is acting for the secured creditor;
(b) of the basis of any remuneration from the secured creditor; and
(c) of the opinion referred to in subsection (1).
Marginal note:Trustee to provide opinion
(2) Within two days after receiving a request therefor, a trustee shall provide the Superintendent with a copy of the opinion referred to in subsection (1) and shall also provide a copy to each creditor who has made a request therefor.
- 1992, c. 27, s. 9
- 1997, c. 12, s. 10
- 2004, c. 25, s. 14(E)
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