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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 2 – Bankruptcy restrictions orders and undertakings

8.Section 2(1) of this Act inserts new sections 56A to 56K into the 1985 Act which introduce bankruptcy restrictions orders (BROs) and bankruptcy restrictions undertakings (BRUs). Currently all undischarged bankrupts are subject to a number of restrictions and disqualifications for the period up to discharge. BROs and BRUs are a way of imposing particular restrictions on debtors for a particular period after discharge depending on the debtor’s conduct in relation to the bankruptcy.

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