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Bankruptcy and Debt Advice (Scotland) Act 2014

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36Regulations: applications to Accountant in Bankruptcy etc.

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After section 71B of the 1985 Act, insert—

71CRegulations: applications to Accountant in Bankruptcy etc.

(1)The Scottish Ministers may, by regulations, make provision in relation to the procedure to be followed in relation to—

(a)an application to the Accountant in Bankruptcy under this Act,

(b)an application to the Accountant in Bankruptcy for a review under this Act,

(c)any other decision made by the Accountant in Bankruptcy under this Act.

(2)In this section “decision” includes any appointment, determination, direction, award, acceptance, rejection, adjudication, requirement, declaration, order or valuation made by the Accountant in Bankruptcy.

(3)Regulations under subsection (1) may in particular make provision for or in connection with—

(a)the procedure to be followed by the person making an application,

(b)the form of any report or other document that may be required for the purposes of an application or a decision,

(c)the form of a statement of undertakings that must be given by the debtor when making a debtor application,

(d)time limits applying in relation to the procedure,

(e)the procedure to be followed in connection with the production and recovery of documents relating to an application or a decision,

(f)the procedure to be followed (including provision about those entitled to participate) in determining an application or making a decision, and

(g)the procedure to be followed after an application is determined or a decision is made.

(4)Regulations under subsection (1) may—

(a)include such supplementary, incidental or consequential provision as the Scottish Ministers consider appropriate,

(b)modify any enactment (including this Act)..

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