Bankruptcy Act, 1988

Office of the Official Assignee.

60.—(1) The Official Assignee shall have and exercise such powers and authorities and perform such duties and functions as are from time to time conferred on or assigned to him by statute (including this Act) or rules of court.

(2) There shall be employed in the Office of the Official Assignee an inspector (in this Act referred to as “the Bankruptcy Inspector”) and paragraph 22 of the Eighth Schedule to the Courts (Supplemental Provisions) Act, 1961 , shall apply accordingly.

(3) The person who, immediately before the commencement of this Act, held office as Messenger of the Court shall, on such commencement, become and be the Bankruptcy Inspector.