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Part 3S[F1Officers of court]

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Regulation of [F2officers of court]S

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61Regulation of [F3officers of court]S

(1)The Scottish Ministers may, by regulations—

(a)confer functions on;

(b)remove functions from; or

(c)otherwise modify the functions of,

[F4officers of court].

(2)The Scottish Ministers may, by regulations—

(a)prescribe the types of business association which [F5officers of court] may form in order to carry out their functions;

(b)make provision about the ownership, membership, management and control of those business associations;

(c)prescribe conditions which must be satisfied by those business associations;

F6(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(3)Before making regulations under subsection (1) or (2) above, the Scottish Ministers must consult [F7

(a)the Lord President of the Court of Session; and

(b)each sheriff principal.]

F8(4). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F8(5). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F8(6). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

F8(7). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

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Commencement Information

I1S. 61 not in force at Royal Assent see s. 227; s. 61(1)(2)(3) in force for certain purposes at 1.4.2008 by S.S.I. 2008/115, art. 3(4), Sch. 3 (with arts. 4-6, 10)

I2S. 61(1)-(3) in force at 31.1.2011 in so far as not already in force by S.S.I. 2011/31, art. 3(c)

62Duty to notify [F9Lord President and sheriff principal] of bankruptcy etc.S

(1)Where, in relation to [F10an officer of court], any of the events mentioned in subsection (2) below occurs, the officer must, before the expiry of the period of 28 days beginning with the occurrence of the event—

[F11(a)in the case of a messenger-at-arms, notify the Lord President of the Court of Session in writing of the event;

(b)in the case of a sheriff officer, notify the sheriff principal from whom the officer holds a commission in writing of the event.]

(2)The events referred to in subsection (1) above are—

(a)the sequestration of the [F12officer of court];

(b)the granting by the officer of a trust deed for creditors;

(c)the making of a bankruptcy restrictions order in respect of the officer;

F13(d). . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . .

(e)the making, under the Company Directors Disqualification Act 1986 (c. 46), of a disqualification order against the officer;

(f)where the officer is a partner in a partnership the sole or main business of which is the provision of [F14officer of court] services—

(i)the granting by the partnership of a trust deed for creditors; or

(ii)the sequestration of the partnership;

(g)where the officer is a member in a limited liability partnership the sole or main business of which is the provision of [F15officer of court] services, the commencement of the winding up of that partnership on the ground of insolvency.

(3)In subsection (2) above, “trust deed” has the meaning given by section 5(4A) of the 1985 Act.