Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 162 from 2004-12-15 to 2009-09-17:


Marginal note:Inquiry by official receiver

  •  (1) The official receiver may, and on the direction of the Superintendent shall, make or cause to be made any inquiry or investigation that may be deemed necessary in respect of the conduct of the bankrupt, the causes of his bankruptcy and the disposition of his property, and the official receiver shall report the findings on any such inquiry or investigation to the Superintendent, the trustee and the court.

  • Marginal note:Costs and expenses

    (2) Where, pursuant to subsection (1), an inquiry or investigation is made by the official receiver on the direction of the Superintendent, the Superintendent shall, out of the moneys appropriated by Parliament to defray the expenses of the office of the Superintendent, reimburse the official receiver for such reasonable costs and expenses incurred by him in connection with the inquiry or investigation, not being ordinary costs or expenses of his office, as are approved by the Superintendent.

  • Marginal note:Application of section 164

    (3) Section 164 applies in respect of an inquiry or investigation under subsection (1).

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 162
  • 2004, c. 25, s. 76(F)
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