Rule 9001. General Definitions
The definitions of words and phrases in §§ 101, 902, 1101, and 1502 of the Code, and the rules of construction in § 102, govern their use in these rules. In addition, the following words and phrases used in these rules have the meanings indicated:
(3) “Clerk” means bankruptcy clerk, if one has been appointed, otherwise clerk of the district court.
(5) “Debtor.” When any act is required by these rules to be performed by a debtor or when it is necessary to compel attendance of a debtor for examination and the debtor is not a natural person:
(A) if the debtor is a corporation, “debtor” includes, if designated by the court, any or all of its officers, members of its board of directors or trustees or of a similar controlling body, a controlling stockholder or member, or any other person in control;
(B) if the debtor is a partnership, “debtor” includes any or all of its general partners or, if designated by the court, any other person in control.
(9) “Notice provider” means any entity approved by the Administrative Office of the United States Courts to give notice to creditors under Rule 2002 (g)(4).
(10) “Regular associate” means any attorney regularly employed by, associated with, or counsel to an individual or firm.
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