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234 .         Trustees etc. of bankrupts etc. may apply to be registered

        (1)         Every person who, as trustee, assignee, or by any other name, is representative of a bankrupt or insolvent estate is entitled to be registered as proprietor of any property under this Act, which is portion of such estate, and the Registrar, upon receipt of an office copy of the appointment of such representative, accompanied by an application under his hand to be so registered, shall enter in the Register on the certificate of title for such property, a memorandum notifying the appointment of such representative, who shall thereupon become the transferee, and be deemed to be the proprietor of such property, and shall hold the same subject to the duties and trusts affecting the estate, but for the purpose of dealing therewith under this Act, shall be deemed the absolute proprietor thereof.

        (2)         All property which any bankrupt or insolvent, before adjudication, or after adjudication and before obtaining his certificate of discharge became entitled to, or became entitled under any power of appointment or disposition to dispose of for his own benefit, shall be deemed a portion of the estate of such bankrupt or insolvent.

        [Section 234 amended: 60 Vict. No. 22 s. 5; No. 81 of 1996 s. 139; No. 19 of 2010 s. 51; No. 2 of 2014 s. 88.]

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