official receiver

Definitions

Accounting

  • noun a government official who is appointed to run a company which is in financial difficulties, to pay off its debts as far as possible and to close it down

Law

  • noun
    (written as Official Receiver)
    a government official who is appointed to close down a company which is in liquidation or deal with the affairs of a bankrupt

Politics

  • noun
    (written as Official Receiver)
    the government official whose job is to deal with bankrupt companies
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