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Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act 2002

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Calculation of amount chargeable against debtor under the foregoing provisions

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5Expenses—

(a)chargeable against the debtor by virtue of paragraphs 1 or 3 above in respect of an application for the purposes of any of the provisions of Part 2 or 3 of this Act; or

(b)awarded by the sheriff against the debtor in favour of the creditor in a determination under paragraph 4 above in respect of an application other than an application for an order under subsection (2)(b) or (10)(a) of section 21 above,

shall be calculated, whether or not the application is opposed by the debtor, as if it were unopposed, except that, if the debtor opposes the application on grounds which appear to the sheriff to be frivolous, the sheriff may award an additional sum of expenses, not exceeding £25 or such amount as may be prescribed in regulations made by the Scottish Ministers, against the debtor.

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