11 USC 324: Removal of trustee or examiner
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TEXT OF PART V OF SUBTITLE A (3001 ET SEQ.), EFFECTIVE JANUARY 1, 2022, CURRENTLY SET OUT AS A PREVIEW

11 USC 324: Removal of trustee or examiner Text contains those laws in effect on September 16, 2021
From Title 11-BANKRUPTCYCHAPTER 3-CASE ADMINISTRATIONSUBCHAPTER II-OFFICERS

§324. Removal of trustee or examiner

(a) The court, after notice and a hearing, may remove a trustee, other than the United States trustee, or an examiner, for cause.

(b) Whenever the court removes a trustee or examiner under subsection (a) in a case under this title, such trustee or examiner shall thereby be removed in all other cases under this title in which such trustee or examiner is then serving unless the court orders otherwise.

( Pub. L. 95–598, Nov. 6, 1978, 92 Stat. 2562 ; Pub. L. 99–554, title II, §208, Oct. 27, 1986, 100 Stat. 3098 .)

Historical and Revision Notes

senate report no. 95–989

This section permits the court, after notice and a hearing, to remove a trustee for cause.


Editorial Notes

Amendments

1986-Pub. L. 99–554 amended section generally, designating existing provisions as subsec. (a), substituting "a trustee, other than the United States trustee, or an examiner" for "a trustee or an examiner", and adding subsec. (b).


Statutory Notes and Related Subsidiaries

Effective Date of 1986 Amendment

Effective date and applicability of amendment by Pub. L. 99–554 dependent upon the judicial district involved, see section 302(d), (e) of Pub. L. 99–554, set out as a note under section 581 of Title 28, Judiciary and Judicial Procedure.