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Mortgage Rights (Scotland) Act 2001

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SCHEDULENOTICES TO DEBTORS, PROPRIETORS AND OCCUPIERS

(introduced by section 4)

PART 1AMENDMENTS TO SCHEDULE 6 TO THE 1970 ACT

1Schedule 6 to the 1970 Act (forms to be used in connection with calling-up of, or default under, standard security) is amended as follows.

2In Form A (notice of calling-up of standard security) there is inserted, at the end of the notice—

NOTE: The Mortgage Rights (Scotland) Act 2001 gives you the right in certain circumstances to apply to the court to suspend the rights of C.D. You have two months (which may be shortened only with your consent) to make an application. The court will have regard in particular to the circumstances giving rise to the service of this notice, your ability to comply with this notice, any action taken by C.D. to assist the debtor in the standard security to fulfil the obligations under it and the ability of you and anyone else residing at the property to find reasonable alternative accommodation. If you wish to make such an application, you should consult a solicitor. You may be eligible for legal aid depending on your circumstances, and you can get information about legal aid from a solicitor. You may also be able to get advice, including advice about how to manage debt, from any Citizens Advice Bureau or from other advice agencies.

3In Form B (notice of default under standard security) there is inserted, at the end of the notice—

NOTE: The Mortgage Rights (Scotland) Act 2001 gives you the right in certain circumstances to apply to the court to suspend the rights of C.D. You have two months (which may be shortened only with your consent) to make an application. The court will have regard in particular to the nature of and reasons for the default, your ability to fulfil the obligations under the standard security, any action taken by C.D. to assist the debtor in the standard security to fulfil those obligations and the ability of you and anyone else residing at the property to find reasonable alternative accommodation. If you wish to make such an application, you should consult a solicitor. You may be eligible for legal aid depending on your circumstances, and you can get information about legal aid from a solicitor. You may also be able to get advice, including advice about how to manage debt, from any Citizens Advice Bureau or from other advice agencies.

4After Form B there is inserted—

FORM BBNOTICE TO OCCUPIER

Form: NOTICES TO DEBTORS, PROPRIETORS AND OCCUPIERS

5After Form D there is inserted—

FORM E

Form: NOTICES TO DEBTORS, PROPRIETORS AND OCCUPIERS

FORM F

Form: NOTICES TO DEBTORS, PROPRIETORS AND OCCUPIERS

PART 2FORMS RELATING TO PROCEEDINGS UNDER SECTION 5 OF THE 1894 ACT

FORM 1

Form: NOTICES TO DEBTORS, PROPRIETORS AND OCCUPIERS

FORM 2

Form: NOTICES TO DEBTORS, PROPRIETORS AND OCCUPIERS

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