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Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014

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Bankruptcy (Scotland) Act 1985 (c.66)

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7In section 7 (meaning of “apparent insolvency”)—

(a)in subsection (1), for paragraph (c), substitute—

(c)the debtor grants a trust deed,

(ca)following the service on the debtor of a duly executed charge for payment of a debt, the days of charge expire without payment (unless the circumstances are shown to be such as are mentioned in subsection (1A)),

(cb)a decree of adjudication of any part of the debtor’s estate is granted, either for payment or in security (unless the circumstances are shown to be such as are mentioned in subsection (1A)),

(cc)a debt constituted by a decree or document of debt (as defined in section 10 of the Debt Arrangement and Attachment (Scotland) Act 2002) is being paid by the debtor under a debt payment programme under Part 1 of that Act and the programme is revoked (unless the circumstances are shown to be such as are mentioned in subsection (1A)),,

(b)after subsection (1), insert—

(1A)The circumstances are—

(a)that, at the time of the occurrence, the debtor was able and willing to pay the debtor’s debts as they became due, or

(b)that, but for the debtor’s property being affected by a restraint order or being subject to a confiscation order or charging order, the debtor would at that time have been able to pay those debts as they became due., and

(c)in subsection (3), in each of paragraphs (a) and (b), after “constituted” insert “(or, as the case may be, again constituted)”.

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