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Bankruptcy and Diligence etc. (Scotland) Act 2007

Section 217 – When removing not competent

824.Section 217 sets out the dates and times when it will not be lawful to carry out a removing (i.e. on a Sunday, on a public holiday or before 8 a.m. or after 8 p.m.).

825.It will be possible to prohibit carrying out removings on additional days by way of court rules.

826.It also enables a judicial officer to execute a decree for removing from heritable property before 8 a.m. or after 8 p.m. with permission from the sheriff for the district where the property is located.

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