Bankruptcy and Insolvency Act

Version of section 46 from 2004-12-15 to 2009-09-17:


Marginal note:Appointment of interim receiver

  •  (1) The court may, if it is shown to be necessary for the protection of the estate of a debtor, at any time after the filing of an application for a bankruptcy order and before a bankruptcy order is made, appoint a licensed trustee as interim receiver of the property or any part of the property of the debtor and direct the interim receiver to take immediate possession of the property or any part of it on an undertaking being given by the applicant that the court may impose with respect to interference with the debtor’s legal rights and with respect to damages in the event of the application being dismissed.

  • Marginal note:Powers of interim receiver

    (2) The interim receiver appointed under subsection (1) may, under the direction of the court, take conservatory measures and summarily dispose of property that is perishable or likely to depreciate rapidly in value and exercise such control over the business of the debtor as the court deems advisable, but the interim receiver shall not unduly interfere with the debtor in the carrying on of his business except as may be necessary for conservatory purposes or to comply with the order of the court.

  • R.S., 1985, c. B-3, s. 46
  • 1997, c. 12, s. 27(F)
  • 2004, c. 25, s. 29
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