Who is the Official Receiver?

Official Receiver

The Official Receiver in Bankruptcy in Ontario

If you become bankrupt, an employee of the Office of the Superintendent of Bankruptcy in Ontario called the ‘Official Receiver’ may contact you. Their main role is to supervise Licensed Insolvency Trustees as well as examine the bankrupt if there is an indication that the bankrupt has not properly disclosed all information relating to their affairs.

The Official Receiver is a civil servant and an officer of the bankruptcy court. They have offices in Toronto and throughout Ontario their main duties in your bankruptcy are to assist your Trustee to:

  • collect and protect your assets (property, possessions, shares) for your creditors
  • write a report on the cause(s) of your bankruptcy
  • obtain your discharge from bankruptcy

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